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Edmonton Oilers @ Dallas Stars Game Thread

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Second half of the season starts in Dallas

Edmonton Oilers v Dallas Stars
First of five games on the road.
Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

Edmonton Oilers (18-20-3) (6th, Pacific)

Dallas Stars (23-16-3) (4th, Central)

1 PM MDT

American Airlines Center - Dallas, Texas

TV: Sportsnet West

Radio: 630 CHED

SB Nation Opponent: Defending Big D

THREE THOUGHTS

  • Laurent Brossoit has been waived in favour of the newly acquired Al Montoya. I don’t have issue with the trade, clearly the Oilers don’t have enough faith in Brossoit at this time and decided to pull the trigger for a backup netminder. If Brossoit makes it to Bakersfield, great. Things will get sticky if another team scoops up Brossoit. Cam Talbot has one more year after this one, and the Oilers would limit their options with one less netminder in the system.
  • Tyler Pitlick: 2017-18 (DAL) 7-8-15 (40GP) 12:45 AVG TOI
  • Ryan Strome: 2017-18 (EDM) 7-10-17 (41GP) 14:31 AVG TOI

Geez, what a downer. Stay off the PK. Let’s go.