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Hot Links: Monday, October 4

It’s GAMEDAY as the Oilers host the Flames for another preseason Battle of Alberta. PLUS: Josh Archibald out indefinitely, camp roster trimmed further, and MORE!

Seattle Kraken v Edmonton Oilers Photo by Codie McLachlan/Getty Images

Morning, folks.

Let’s keep it brief, as we are wont to do on Mondays and, well, every other day:

It was reported yesterday that Josh Archibald has been diagnosed with myocarditis after a bout with COVID-19 over the summer. I can’t say I have much sympathy for the man, but I also can’t pretend the entire situation is anything other than profoundly sad.

The Oilers announced they’ve sent Ilya Konovalov, Philip Broberg, and Filip Berglund to Bakersfield, while also waiving Cooper Marody and Seth Griffith for the purpose of assignment.

The Calgary Flames are in town this evening for a little preseason action. Stay tuned for lineup information later today.


ICYMI

Your favourite group of Oiler critiques return to the microphones as the second season of the Copper & Blue Podcast gets underway. Preston, Shona, and Corey break down the lineup battles happening in the preseason and ponder how the Oilers will deploy their suddenly deep forward corp.

Stick around for the second half as the crew looks a little too deep into the opening lines of training camp and how they might change as the season progresses!


Tippett: Josh Archibald Out Indefinitely With Myocarditis (Copper and Blue)

Philip Broberg, Ilya Konovalov Trimmed From Training Camp Roster (Copper and Blue)

PRESEASON GAME #5: Edmonton Oilers vs. Winnipeg Jets (Copper and Blue)

Oilers Make More Cuts (Copper and Blue)


Crosby, McDavid, Pietrangelo Named To Canada’s 2022 Men’s Olympic Hockey Team (SN)

Zack Kassian’s Future With The Oilers (ON)

Tippett Dissatisfied As Oilers’ ‘Rotten’ Performance Bailed Out By Skill Again (SN)

It Was Lonely Existence For Oilers Goaltender Mikko Koskinen Last Season (ES)

Oilers’ Josh Archibald Out Indefinitely With Myocarditis After Bout With COVID-19 (CBC)

Women Of Oilersnation: Lisa Evans (ON)

Edmonton Oilers Assign Three, Waive Two In Roster Cuts (ON)


‘It Makes My Life So Much Easier’: Oilers’ Mikko Koskinen Much Happier With Family By His Side Again (TA)

Lowetide: What Might Oilers Do If Kailer Yamamoto’s Goal Scoring Slump Continues? (TA)