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Blind fan has blast cheering on Oilers at Global Series

Jim Bennett says love of hockey sparked decision to follow Edmonton to Europe

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

GOTHENBURG, Sweden -- Sixty-seven fans traveled in one of the tour groups following the Edmonton Oilers in Europe. Sixty-six of them came to see their favorite team.

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Zajac, Devils on top of world after Global Series win vs. Oilers

Forward scores two goals, soaks in experience of NHL game in Sweden

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

GOTHENBURG, Sweden -- Travis Zajac is 33. He has played 843 regular-season and 57 Stanley Cup Playoff games over 13 NHL seasons, all with the New Jersey Devils. He has played in the Stanley Cup Final.

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Global Series blog: Mirco Mueller

Devils defenseman talks about season-opening win against Oilers to cap European trip

by Mirco Mueller / Special to NHL.com

The New Jersey Devils and Edmonton Oilers participated in the 2018 NHL Global Series. The Devils defeated SC Bern 3-2 in overtime in a preseason game at PostFinance Arena in Switzerland on Monday, and won 5-2 in their season opener against the Oilers at Scandinavium in Gothenburg, Sweden, on Saturday. 

New Jersey defenseman Mirco Mueller, born in Winterthur, Switzerland, has been detailing his experiences on the trip in his NHL.com blog. Here is Mueller's final entry: 

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Global Series blog: Tobias Rieder

Oilers forward looking at positives after loss to Devils in season opener

by Tobias Rieder / Special to NHL.com

The Edmonton Oilers lost to the New Jersey Devils 5-2 in front of a sellout crowd of 12,044 at Scandinavium on Saturday as part of the 2018 NHL Global Series. The Oilers won an exhibition with the Kolner Haie 4-3 in overtime at Lanxess Arena in Cologne, Germany, on Wednesday as part of the 2018 NHL Global Series Challenge.

Oilers forward Tobias Rieder, born in Landshut, Germany, detailed his experiences on the trip in his own NHL.com blog. Here is Rieder's sixth and final entry:

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NHL overseas history

Looking back at League's games abroad

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The NHL has pioneered playing games around the globe, with 28 teams traveling to 14 countries across Europe and Asia since the Montreal Canadiens and Detroit Red Wings first went to Europe for a postseason exhibition tour in 1938.

The League continues to bring the greatest hockey players to the world through its various international events. Here's a look at the past games played abroad:

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Palmieri, Zajac spark Devils to win against Oilers at Global Series

Forwards each score twice; McDavid has two assists for Edmonton

by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

GOTHENBURG, Sweden -- Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac each scored two goals for the New Jersey Devils in a 5-2 win against the Edmonton Oilers at the 2018 NHL Global Series at Scandinavium on Saturday.

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Global Series Buzz: Sweden artist meets Lack, Talbot, other clients

Designer, painter of goalie masks receives warm welcome

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Welcome to the 2018 NHL Global Series. The New Jersey Devils and Edmonton Oilers will face off in the regular-season opener for each team in Gothenburg, Sweden, on Saturday. (1 p.m. ET; NHLN, SN, MSG+, NHL.TV). NHL.com columnist Nicholas J. Cotsonika (with the Oilers) and staff writer Mike G. Morreale (with the Devils) are on hand to provide the sights and highlights throughout the trip.

Here is the latest buzz from the Global Series:

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Global Series puts Sweden in hockey spotlight

Larsson, Klefbom get chance to showcase their country before Oilers face Devils

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

GOTHENBURG, Sweden -- The boy was excited. Here, right here in his hometown, were two Sweden-born members of the Edmonton Oilers: defensemen Oscar Klefbom and Adam Larsson. They were having lunch and filming a segment for Oilers TV after practice Friday at Cyrano, a bistro near the arena.

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Oilers vs. Devils preview

Edmonton, New Jersey open regular season in Sweden as part of NHL Global Series

by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

OILERS (0-0-0) vs. DEVILS (0-0-0)

At Scandinavium (Gothenburg, Sweden)

1 p.m. ET; NHLN, SN, MSG+, NHL.TV

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Bratt out 2-3 weeks for Devils because of broken jaw

Forward injured after practice ahead of season-opening Global Series game against Oilers

by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

GOTHENBURG, Sweden -- Jesper Bratt will miss 2-3 weeks for the New Jersey Devils because of a broken jaw.

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