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GAME THREAD: Edmonton Oilers vs. Carolina Hurricanes

Oilers need to get back on track with a win today.

NHL: Calgary Flames at Edmonton Oilers
Lucic has scored three goals this calendar year. Things are looking up.
Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports

Edmonton Oilers (23-22-3) (6th, Pacific)

Carolina Hurricanes (22-20-5) (5th, Metro)

7:30 PM MST

Rogers Place

TV: Sportsnet 360

Radio: 630 CHED

SB Nation Opponent: Canes Country

Oilers on the tail end of a back-to-back looking to get back into the win column.

Well, that makes the lineup card easy. Everybody’s in. For now, at least.


  • What we do know? Cam Talbot is set to get the start for the Oilers in net. Talbot’s last outing was a 3-2 loss to the Coyotes eight days ago. Talbot is 2-3 in his last five.
  • Milan Lucic has four goals in eight games so far in the 2019 calendar year. That’s not too bad. Is he finally getting some normalcy to his game?
  • Oilers have tonight’s game and a game against Detroit before hitting the All-Star Break. With St. Louis, Arizona, Vancouver and Anaheim all vying for two wild card spots, can the Oilers keep pace in the Western Conference with a win tonight?