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Effort and Consistency

There are a handful of reasons why the Oilers have just one win through their first four games. They haven’t been good enough at preventing scoring chances, their bottom six hasn’t been able to come close to outsourcing the opposition, their powerplay has been inconsistent, and their goaltender hasn’t been good enough to cover up…

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Oilers Big Guns Shooting Blanks

Entering the season, the main area of concern was: can the Oilers reduce their goals against at 5×5? In two of the four games, they did, allowing two in game two versus Vancouver and one last night against Montreal. The issue was in games one and three they allowed a combined eight 5×5 goals. Through…