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GDB 27.0: Big Minutes for Star Players (8pm MT, SNW)

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is in Edmonton getting his hand/finger looked at, and in his absence, Leon Draisaitl is likely going to play more minutes. Draisaitl played 29 minutes Sunday night in Arizona. He did play 4:10 in overtime, so he was at 24:50 in regulation. If the game is close tonight, I suspect you will see…

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Game Notes Oilers @ Avalanche: Expect Offence

When the Edmonton Oilers and Colorado Avalanche play, offence is often overflowing. It probably shouldn’t surprise us considering the top-end talent on both teams, but usually when these teams play the offence has the advantage. They have averaged 7.5 goals/game in their last ten meetings and the Oilers have won seven of them. Both teams…

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Surprise Surprise

It’s November 27th and the Edmonton Oilers have a four-point cushion atop the Pacific Division. To quote the great Clark Griswold, “If I woke up tomorrow with my head sewn to the carpet, I wouldn’t be more surprised than I am now.”