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The Oilers took part in the final practice before their regular-season campaign begins Wednesday against Vancouver

by Staff / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Oilers are putting the final preparations in at practice Tuesday ahead of Wednesday's home opener against the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Place.

Check back regularly throughout the day for news, videos from the skate and get additional content from Oilers General Manager and President of Hockey Operations Ken Holland's media scrum on Tuesday.

Head Coach Dave Tippett confirmed on Tuesday that Tomas Jurco will undergo a procedure that will keep him out for Wednesday's season opener. Joel Persson was on the ice, but Tippett believes the Swedish defender still has a ways to go before being cleared for contact and returning to game action.

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    Lines at practice appeared to be:

    Nygard - McDavid - Neal

    Draisaitl - Nugent-Hopkins - Kassian

    Granlund - Haas - Chiasson

    Khaira - Cave - Archibald

    Defence: 

    Nurse - Larsson

    Klefbom - Bear

    Russell - Benning

    Manning

    Goal:

    Smith, Koskinen

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