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PREVIEW: Oilers at Red Wings

The Oilers continue their five-game road trip completing a set of back-to-back games against the Red Wings

by Marc Ciampa & Chris Wescott /

The Oilers complete a set of back-to-back games tonight in Detroit as their five-game road trip continues to move east.

You can watch tonight's game on Sportsnet West or listen via 630 CHED and the Oilers Radio Network.

Read the game preview below and check back throughout the day for updates, our Pre-Game Report, videos and more. 

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GAME STORY: Blues 8, Oilers 3

The Oilers couldn't overcome a fast start by St. Louis en route to their third straight setback

by Marc Ciampa /

ST. LOUIS, MO -- A pair of goals early on set the Oilers back on Tuesday night in St. Louis and they could never recover, ultimately dropping an 8-3 decision. The Oilers goals were scored by Darnell Nurse, Milan Lucic and Leon Draisaitl, all in the third period, while Laurent Brossoit allowed six goals on 37 shots in relief of Cam Talbot. 

Video: OILERS TODAY | at Blues Post-Game


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MIC INJURY REPORT: Two players out

Oilers have lost 44 man games to injury this season

by Staff /

As of November 21, 2017

Current man games lost due to injury: 44 games

See below for a full injury report. 

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LIVE GAME BLOG: Oilers at Blues

Get minute-by-minute updates as the Oilers visit the St. Louis Blues tonight

by Marc Ciampa /

The Oilers visit the St. Louis Blues tonight at Scottrade Center.

You can watch on TV within the Oilers region on Sportsnet West or listen on 630 CHED and the Oilers Radio Network.

Stay tuned for updates, highlights, tweets, commentary and more in our live in-game blog.

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Edmonton continues its five-game road trip with a game tonight in St. Louis

by Marc Ciampa & Chris Wescott /

The Oilers meet the St. Louis Blues tonight in their one and only visit to Missouri this season. 

You can watch the game on Sportsnet West or listen via 630 CHED and the Oilers Radio Network

Video: THE PANEL | On The Road Again

Read the game preview below and check back throughout the day for lineup updates, videos, our Morning Skate Report and more. 

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BLOG: Brind'Amour invited to Team Canada West selection camp

Oilers prospect will look to crack roster for 2017 World Junior A Challenge

by Paul Gazzola /

EDMONTON, AB - Oilers 2017 sixth-round draft pick Skyler Brind'Amour (177th-overall) has been invited to the Team Canada West selection camp for the 2017 World Junior A Challenge.

The group of 60 invitees will converge in Calgary, AB, on December 2-5 for camp. Team Canada West will begin the tournament on December 10, in Truro, NS, against the Czech Republic.

Brind'Amour has registered eight goals and nine assists in 28 games this season playing for the Chilliwack Chiefs of the British Columbia Hockey League.

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BLOG: Paigin placed on unconditional waivers

by Chris Wescott / Head Writer

The Oilers have placed defenceman Ziyat Paigin on unconditional waivers.

Tweet from @EdmontonOilers: The #Oilers have placed defenceman Ziyat Paigin on unconditional waivers.

The 2015 seventh-round pick, selected 209th overall, played just seven games for the Bakersfield Condors in the American Hockey League this season, registering no points and four penalty minutes.

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Sportsnet #BrightestStars Showdown Week 7

In Week 7 of Sportsnet #BrightestStars, it's a pair of shorthanded goals battling it out

by Staff /

Sportsnet #BrightestStars Showdown is back for another season, pitting the week's biggest plays and players head to head to allow fans to decide on the winner.

For your chance to win two tickets to Rogers Place when the Oilers take on the Vegas Golden Knights on April 5, cast your vote. Those who win will get two tickets to the game, as well as complimentary food and beverage.

To vote, visit the official Oilers Twitter and Facebook accounts. On Twitter, RETWEET the Oilers #BrightestStars post for one highlight or hit LIKE for the other. On Facebook, simply COMMENT with your selection.

Last week, Leon Draisaitl's goal received the most votes.

Week 7 of the season is in the books and Oilers TV's Chris Wescott gives you the two highlights.

Video: WEEK 7 | Klefbom vs. Caggiula

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BLOG: McDavid, Sekera and Slepyshev updates

Coach McLellan gives an update on the status of Connor McDavid, Andrej Sekera and Anton Slepyshev

by Marc Ciampa /

Oilers head coach Todd McLellan had updates on three players on Monday. 

On Connor McDavid, who did not skate and has been battling illness: 

"When he gets healthy he'll be back out there with his teammates."

On Anton Slepyshev, who did skate and rotated in on the fourth line. 

"I don't think he'll be playing tomorrow. We'll see how he is in Detroit. But he won't be available tomorrow."

On Andrej Sekera, who also took part in the full practice: 

"He's going in the right direction but, again, we're talking December. Once the calendar turns, we can start talking about how close he is. But nothing until December."

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BLOG: McLellan preaches defence

Oilers head coach Todd McLellan on not only limiting scoring chances but also quality of chances

by Marc Ciampa /

An example of where numbers can be deceiving occurred on Saturday afternoon in Dallas as the Oilers did well to limit opposition chances but still gave up six goals against the Stars. 

"Our defensive finish," stated Oilers head coach Todd McLellan when asked what he would like to improve. "What I mean by that is we didn't give up much in Dallas. Our lowest shot total at even strength against and our lowest shot attempt given up this year. The result was still six goals against. From the goaltenders to the defencemen and out we've got to be more responsible.

"If you score three on the road, you should have a pretty good opportunity at having success and we weren't close at that in Dallas," McLellan continued. 

"When you look at how few opportunities at even strength and even on our penalty kill that we gave up -- actually shots that got to the net -- there's something wrong with coverages when you give up that many goals. And the commitment to coverage. It's beyond goaltending. It's team wide and it's something we need to fix. We've addressed it many times. The group is going to have to respond at some point and finally get it."

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