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Oilers vs Flames: Preview, lineups, how to watch and discussion thread

It's time for another season of Oilers hockey. Hopefully this year is the year.

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What you need to know

Oilers Record: 0-0-0
Last 10: N/A
Flames Record: 0-0-0
Last 10: N/A

Oilers All-Time Record vs Calgary/Atlanta: 112-120-19-8
Goals For/Against: 870/895
Oilers Record Last Season vs Calgary: 2-3-0
Goals For/Against: 13/18

OpeningCeremony Starts: 7:45PM MST | Puck Drop: 8:45PM MST
Television: Sportsnet
The Opposing View: Matchsticks and Gasoline | Twitter: @MatchsticksCGY

Tonight's Storyline

If I had to guess, I'd say that the fans enjoyed Wednesday night's season opener more than the coaches did. Todd McLellan and his staff are obviously going to take wins wherever they can find them, but

Line Combinations


Forward Lines
Milan Lucic - Connor McDavid - Jordan Eberle
Benoit Pouliot - Ryan Nugent-Hopkins - Anton Slepyshev
Patrick Maroon - Leon Draisaitl - Jesse Puljujärvi
Tyler Pitlick - Mark Letestu - Zack Kassian

Defence Pairs
Oscar Klefbom - Adam Larsson
Andrej Sekera - Kris Russell
Darnell Nurse - Brandon Davidson

Cam Talbot
Jonas Gustavsson