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BLOG: Draisaitl not going to World Juniors

by Marc Ciampa / Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers have announced that centre Leon Draisaitl will not be going to the World Juniors.

Draisaitl said after morning skate that he was happy with whatever the Oilers decided on the matter.

“Either way would be a good thing for me,” he stated.

The German centre also added that he would be rooting hard for his squad in the tournament.

“Usually the goal for a German team is to stay in the top division and that’s going to be the same this year. I hope they get it done and I’m definitely going to be cheering for them this year.”

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