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Oilers forward continues nursing an eye injury

by Paul Gazzola /

EDMONTON, AB - Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl will not play against the Ottawa Senators on Saturday, Oilers Head Coach Todd McLellan confirmed Friday.

"He didn't practice and won't play tomorrow," McLellan said. "That's all we know for now."

Draisaitl is said to have been nursing an eye injury.

"He's got a black eye and we're waiting to hear a little bit more on its condition and how it affects his head," McLellan said.

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