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Hot Links: Friday, September 17

Oilers US TV schedule, T25U25, stories from preseasons past, D prospects, Zach Hyman interview, Dylan Holloway update, potential salary cap increase in 22-23, and MORE!

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Morning, folks!

As per Friday morning tradition, I’ll keep it brief. I have no idea why the Edmonton Oilers struggle so hard with prospect injuries. I understand (OK, understand is doing some work in this sentence) that the scaphoid bone is a tricky one to heal and can be complicated. What I don’t understand is how, for months, the Oilers were convinced — and therefore convincing us — that it was a thumb issue. Maybe it’s no big deal, but with their history in this domain you can’t help but wonder if they’ve simply screwed up again.

It wouldn’t be the first time.

Technical difficulties meant we’ve had to push back our T25U25 out a day, but it will resume in kind this afternoon and carry on through the weekend. Stay tuned, stay safe, we’ll see you Monday.


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)


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Consumer confidence (Copper and Blue)


Six Days On The Road (LT)

Oilers To Be Featured In Games On Both TNT And ESPN+ (TOR)

Edmonton Oilers Knee Deep In Prospect Defencemen Knocking On The Door (ES)

Zach Hyman Talks About Going From Matthews And Marner To McDavid And Draisaitl (SN)

ON’s 2021 Prospects Countdown – No. 2: Dylan Holloway (ON)

A Yamamoto Update And A New Offer Sheet Target (ON)

Daly: NHL Expects Salary Cap To Increase By $1M In 2022-23 (SN)


Lowetide: Oilers Preseason Stories Of The Past, From Tony Hand To Leon Draisaitl (TA)