Oilers Grant Jack Campbell's Wish to Bring an Old Friend with the Team

Published November 27, 2023 at 10:41
BY JULIEN TREKKER
     
Jack Campbell has spent the past few weeks in the AHL following a challenging start with the Oilers this season. In an effort to find his groove again, the Oilers have fulfilled a significant request from him.

Campbell Reunites with a Familiar Face to Help Him Get Back to NHL Level



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Elliotte Friedman reported the Oilers' decision to let Campbell collaborate with Manny Lagace. Lagace, a former goalie coach for the Blue Jackets, has been a training partner for Campbell during off-seasons.


"Elliotte Friedman on Saturday Headlines says the Oilers granted Jack Campbell permission to bring in Manny Legace with him for a few days in the AHL. Legace was a former goaltender coach for CBJ. Campbell worked with Legace in the summer."


The Oilers' Strategy for Campbell



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With the widespread trade speculation since Campbell's move to the AHL, Friedman has noted that the Oilers seem more inclined to reintegrate Campbell into their lineup than to trade him.

"Friedman adds: 'I still do believe that it's [the Oilers'] first choice to have Campbell rejoin the team and improve his play.'


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