Feb 6, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada; Edmonton Oilers center Lennart Petrell (37) in action against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre. The Maple Leafs beat the Oilers 6-3. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE

Oil On Whyte’s Weekend Link Extravaganza


Some choice links from around the ‘sphere for your scrupulous palette:

One Great Minor League Team: Lowetide stresses the importance of a healthy farm.

One To Watch – The Washington Capitals:  Guy Flaming talks a bit about why the upcoming season could be a monster for goaltender Braden Holtby.

Prospect or Suspect : Revingev’s latest instalment over at Oilers Jambalaya takes a look at the upcoming season for Ryan Martindale

The Life Of A Minor League Hockey Player:  Artfulpuck preaches from the pulpit.  The AHL isn’t glitzy nor glamorous.

Khabibulin vs. the Defence: Oil Acumen talks about two of my favourite things in the whole world.

Inferences about the NHLPA CBA Response:  Tyler at MC79 tells you what you don’t want to hear.

So we’ve got an NHLPA response this week.  Are we any closer to saving the season?

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