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Hot Links: Wednesday, October 6

A little bit of this, and a little bit of that, Oilers-wise, to start your day.

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

Morning, folks!

It’s another off day for our heroes before the Edmonton Oilers square off against the Vancouver Canucks in their penultimate preseason game tomorrow. It feels like this preseason is never ending. Do the Oilers usually have 45 preseason games or is this an anomaly? Frankly I can’t remember.

This just in, from Carolina:

If you look closely, you’ll see someone familiar.

Yes, he played on the third pair today, but he absolutely obliterated his minutes. If they’re going to play him down there all year, whoever’s in front of him is going to crush their matchups. I’d wager he doesn’t finish the season there. Shit, he might not finish October there.

Excuse me while I weep.


PODCAST SZN

It wouldn’t be a CB Podcast episode without the crew raining praise down on Jesse Puljujarvi!

Preston & Shona break down a few intriguing storylines surround Edmonton’s preseason to date including a look at Jesse Puljujarvi’s and Brendan Perlini’s fantastic showings as well as some less than fantastic showings from Kassian and Turris.

They also ponder whether there could be some changes inside the crease as the year goes on and give their ideal Oiler rosters for opening night!


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Pacific Division Preview: Vancouver Canucks (ON)

B/R NHL Staff Roundtable: Will Connor McDavid Ever Win The Cup In Edmonton? (BR)

Oilers 2021-22 Season Preview: Will New Additions Give Edmonton Scoring Depth? (SN)

Edmonton Oilers Connor McDavid Fires Back After ‘Dangerous’ Trip (SN)

Power Play Still A Lethal Weapon For Edmonton Oilers (ES)

Perlini Keeps Impressing At Edmonton Oilers Training Camp (ES)

Edmonton Oilers Player Review And 2021-22 Preview: James Neal (ON)

Edmonton Oilers Captain Connor McDavid Up In Arms Over ‘Dangerous’ Trip (DFO)

Getting There… (ON)

Ten Tuesday Thoughts… (ON)

NHL 22 Player Ratings: Connor McDavid, Nathan MacKinnon Headline Top Rankings (BR)


Lowetide: When Will The Edmonton Oilers Fully Embrace Analytics? (TA)

Edmonton Oilers 2021-22 Season Preview: Playoff Chances, Projected Points, Roster Rankings (TA)