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Hot Links: Thursday, October 7

It’s GAMEDAY, as the Oilers play host to the Vancouver Canucks in preseason action tonight. PLUS: Forecasting Koskinen’s 2021 season, is Edmonton a 100 point team? And MORE!

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

Morning, folks. Happy over the hump day.

Edmonton takes to the ice tonight at Rogers Place, with the Vancouver Canucks next in line to take a beating.

With this being the second-to-last game in Edmonton’s preseason schedule, the calibre of both lineups is anyone’s guess. You could argue for dressing an opening night roster, but there are still cuts to be made and both teams are running out of runway in terms of gathering the information necessary to make them. Stay tuned.


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!


About Mikko (Copper and Blue)

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Weekly Rumours – Pending UFAs And Potential Trades (ON)

Top 100 NHL Players: 100-81 (TS)

Attendance A Question As Oilers Set To Play In Front Of Fans Again (ES)

Procurement (LT)

Mike Smith To Play First Full Preseason Game Against Canucks (ES)

OILERS NOTES: Yamamoto Out After Taking Hit Against Calgary (ES)

Edmonton Oilers Player Review And 2021-22 Preview: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (ON)


Lowetide: Does Dom Luszczyszyn’s 2021-22 Preview Mean Math Hates The Oilers? (TA)

Edmonton Oilers 2021-22 season preview: Playoff chances, projected points, roster rankings (TA)