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Oilers Rookie Camp begins, the T25U25 continues, Colton Sceviour signs PTO, and MORE!

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Morning, folks!

The big news yesterday, apart from Rookie Camp starting, was the Edmonton Oilers bringing in veteran depth RW Colton Sceviour on a PTO.

For reference:

Apologies to Devin Shore, I suppose, but I reference him here for a couple of reasons:

First, it seems like Sceviour is a more impactful player today. He’s nearing the end of his NHL-viable years so we’ll see if that holds true, but coming into this season you’d consider Sceviour a safer bet.

Second, to illustrate how easy it is to pick up guys as good as — or better — than Devin Shore for literally nothing in September and that it never, ever, ever makes sense to sign guys like him at the beginning of Free Agency. Especially for anything above and beyond league minimum and one year. That signing doesn’t get enough negative press for what it says about how Ken Holland thinks.

Or, frankly, that he thinks at all.


T25U25

The Copper & Blue Top 25 Under 25 - #14 Dmitri Samorukov (Copper and Blue)

The Copper & Blue Top 25 Under 25 - #15 Kirill Maksimov (Copper and Blue)

The Copper And Blue 2021 Top 25 Under 25: #16 Carter Savoie (Copper and Blue)

The Copper And Blue 2021 Top 25 Under 25: #17 Filip Berglund (Copper and Blue)


Oilers Sign Colton Sceviour To PTO (Copper and Blue)

Announcement: A new commenting system is coming to The Copper & Blue (Copper and Blue)

Consumer Confidence (Copper and Blue)


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McDavid Says Enforcing The NHL’s Rules Might Actually Be Worth A Try (ES)

Dylan Holloway’s Wrist Injury A Tough Blow (SN)

Dylan Holloway Undergoes Second Hand Surgery, Out At Least Three Months (ES)

Oilers With Legit Prospects At All Three Positions (ON)

Oilers Prospect Samorukov Ready To Prove He Belongs In NHL (SN)

How Broberg Can Use Oilers’ Rookie Camp To Lay A Foundation For Main Camp (SN)

The Time Is Now (ON)

A Short-Term Deal For Kailer Yamamoto Appears Most Likely (DF)


‘He’s Starting From Scratch’: Oilers Voice Their Frustration Over Top Prospect Dylan Holloway’s Injury Setback (TA)

Lowetide: The Oilers And The Cooper Marody Experiment Are At A Crossroads (TA)