Can they bounce back ?
No. The year they made the playoffs was an exception. McDavid can't (and won't) be doing all himself. There no defense in this team and no reliable goalie. But it's true: the key for the Oilers will be to remain healthy.
And the first move I would make: fire Chiarelli ASAP. He gave an insane contract to Draisaitl who had one unique good year. I understand the will to lock the face of the franchise for longterm, but The money offer to McDavid doesn't make a