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Leon Draisaitl placed on the Injured Reserve

According to the Edmonton Oilers, Leon Draisaitl has been placed on the Injury Reserve and will not play tomorrow against the Carolina Hurricanes. It looks like the bad news just keeps piling up around here. 

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Weekend Update, October 15 2017

Kailer Yamamoto leads this week’s performances for Oilers prospects, the young winger is playing in the NHL (3gp, 0-1-1) and delivered his first point at that level this week. He is averaging 12 minutes a night and has 10 shots in those three games. There are no guarantees he’ll stay past nine games, and maybe…

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The Roundup

Exploring the Leafs and Oilers future cap troubles; Brock Boeser needs to play in Van; Ken Holland handled Athanasiou right; Flames break a very long curse; Canadian team power rankings and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by the DailyFaceOff.

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Slepyshev to make Season Debut

The Edmonton Oilers recalled Anton Slepyshev from Bakersfield yesterday, his six shots in Game One with the Condors enough of a tuneup for the big leagues. Slepyshev arrives in Edmonton with the RW situation still in flux, 2R wide open. Todd McLellan: “Anton will likely play his first game tomorrow & we expect him to have…

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Adam Larsson named Alternate Captain

The Edmonton Oilers have solidified their leadership group for the 2017-18 season, naming Adam Larsson an Alternate Captain. In doing so, Larsson has become the first Swede in Oilers history to have a letter on his jersey. Larsson will join Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Milan Lucic as guys with an “A” while Connor McDavid continues to…