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Oilers vs Kings Lineup Notes - Cam Talbot Starts and Brad Hunts Draws In.

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The Oilers will be making a couple changes to their lineup tonight as they take on the Los Angeles Kings.

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After a pair of road games the Oilers find themselves back at home for six straight, starting tonight against the Pacific Division leading Los Angeles Kings. And when they take to the ice tonight they will do so with a lineup that's a little different than what fans saw over the weekend when the team played in Vancouver and Calgary.

More than a few fans would have liked to have seen Justin Schultz take a night off after his performance in Calgary, but it'll be Nikita Nikitin who comes out to make room for the recently recalled Brad Hunt. Schultz does, mercifully, appear to have been bumped from the Oilers first power play unit, with Hunt taking his place, as the coach staff looks for something that'll kickstart the Oilers play with the man advantage. The Oilers last power play goal was scored on the 15th of December and the team has just three power play goals 30 power play opportunities this month.

For those wondering about Oscar Klefbom and Brandon Davidson, the latter appears to be nearing a return to the lineup, possibly as early as Thursday when the Oilers host the Ducks. Unfortunately there's still no word on Klefbom though.