Perlini and Sceviour looking more set, Turris and Lagesson clear waivers
This in from Tony Brar of the Edmonton Oilers:
Oilers lines at Practice Monday:
Draisaitl – McDavid – Puljujarvi
Hyman – McLeod* – Yamamoto
Foegele – Ryan – Sceviour
Perlini – Shore – Turris
Nurse – Barrie
Keith – Ceci
Koekkoek – Bouchard
*RNH not skating with a non-COVID related illness
1. Kyle Turris and Willian Lagesson has cleared NHL waivers, which means Lagesson is likely heading down to play with Bakersfield. Turris? Still practicing with the team, and Edmonton is likely to jump through several salary cap-related hoops before its opening night roster is set.
2. At the starting of training camp, if someone had told me that Brendan Perlini, Turris and Colton Sceviour would all be in the opening night roster, I would have bet against it. But we know a few things about Oilers coach Dave Tippett, that he likes his veteran players, with Sceviour and Perlini both being well-travelled vets and he also likes to go back repeatedly to the combination of Leon Draisiatl and Connor McDavid.