Despite being waived Monday, Eriksson is on Vancouver's 23-man roster ahead of Wednesday's Opening Night clash with the Oilers.

Although he's still with the big club, Eriksson is projected to be a healthy scratch against Edmonton. The 35-year-old vet struggled last season, notching just 13 points in 49 games, so he'll likely be a common presence in the press box in 2020-21.

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