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GAME THREAD: Edmonton Oilers @ Winnipeg Jets

Oilers can head home to Rogers Place at .500 with a win in Manitoba tonight.

NHL: Edmonton Oilers at New York Rangers Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports

Edmonton Oilers (1-2-0) (7th, Pacific)

Winnipeg Jets (3-2-0) (5th, Central)


Bell MTS Centre

TV: Sportsnet Oilers

Radio: 630 CHED

SB Nation Opponent: Arctic Ice Hockey


Ryan Nugent-Hopkins / Connor McDavid / Ty Rattie

Milan Lucic / Leon Draisaitl / Kailer Yamamoto

Drake Caggiula / Ryan Strome / Jesse Puljujarvi

Tobias Rieder / Kyle Brodziak / Zack Kassian

Oscar Klefbom / Adam Larsson

Darnell Nurse / Kris Russell

Jason Garrison / Matt Benning

Cam Talbot

Mikko Koskinen


  • Oilers have got to get some scoring from somewhere other than Connor McDavid and his line. McDavid has been in on every Oilers goal scored this regular season so far. The second, third, and hell, the fourth line can step up and start making magic happen sooner than later. Is tonight the night?
  • For Winnipeg, Dustin Byfuglien will be out with an upper body injury. Can the Oilers take advantage while the Jets are down one of their top players?
  • Matthew Benning is back in the lineup after a difficult couple of games to begin the season. He’ll be teamed up with Jason Garrison on the third pair to start. Can Benning put a strong outing together tonight?

Score some goals out there.