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Koskinen will start Monday in Dallas.

Koskinen made 31 saves on 32 shots in the Oilers win over the Golden Knights on Saturday. Koskinen has won three in a row while posting a 0.99 GAA, .967 SV% and one shutout. Koskinen has been great this season, outplaying Cam Talbot and thriving under Ken Hitchcock. The 30-year-old is 3-2-1 with a 3.18 GAA and .891 SV% on the road.

Source: Jack Michaels 12/3/18, 1:15 pm EST

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Koskinen was the first goalie off of the ice at the Oilers morning skate.

Koskinen made 31 saves on 32 shots in the Oilers win over the Golden Knights on Saturday. Koskinen has won three in a row while posting a 0.99 GAA, .967 SV% and one shutout. Koskinen has been great this season, outplaying Cam Talbot and thriving under Ken Hitchcock. The 30-year-old is 3-2-1 with a 3.18 GAA and .891 SV% on the road.

Source: Bob Stauffer 12/3/18, 1:07 pm EST

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Koskinen starts Saturday vs. the Golden Knights.

Koskinen allowed two goals on 32 shots in the Oilers win over the Kings on Thursday. Koskinen has won two in a row and three of his last four while stopping 103 of the 110 shots he faced (.936 SV%). Koskinen is also undefeated on home-ice, going 4-0-0 with a 1.08 GAA, .965 SV% and two shutouts.

Source: @EdmontonOilers 12/1/18, 2:59 pm EST

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Koskinen will start Thursday vs. the Kings.

Koskinen stopped all 28 shots that he faced in the Oilers win over the Stars on Tuesday. Koskinen has played very well as of late, winning three of his last five (3-1-1) while posting a 1.98 GAA, .930 SV% and one shutout. Playing in a Ken Hitchcock system will help Koskinen and tonight he draws a great matchup vs. the Kings.

Source: @EdmontonOilers 11/29/18, 2:56 pm EST

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Koskinen is expected to start Thursday vs. the Kings.

Koskinen stopped all 28 shots that he faced in the Oilers win over the Stars on Tuesday. Koskinen has played very well as of late, winning three of his last five (3-1-1) while posting a 1.98 GAA, .930 SV% and one shutout. Playing in a Ken Hitchcock system will help Koskinen and tonight he draws a great matchup vs. the Kings.

Source: Reid Wilkins 11/29/18, 2:51 pm EST

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Koskinen will start Tuesday vs. the Stars.

Koskinen allowed two goals on 25 shots in the Oilers loss in Anaheim last Friday. Koskinen continues to outplay Cam Talbot and is now 4-2-1 with a 2.51 GAA, .917 SV% and one shutout in November. The 30-year-old Finnish-born netminder has been great at Rogers Place, going 2-0-0 with a 1.16 GAA and .963 SV%.

Source: Kurt Leavins 11/27/18, 3:37 pm EST

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Koskinen leads the Oilers onto the ice for warmups.

Koskinen allowed three goals on 25 shots in the Oilers 4-3 OT win in San Jose on Tuesday. Koskinen will make his third straight start after stopping 55 of 61 shots (.902 SV%) in his previous two outings. He is outplaying Cam Talbot and draws a solid matchup vs. a Ducks team that has lost three of their last four and rank second last in the NHL in goal-scoring (2.17 GF/pg).

Source: Elliott Teaford 11/23/18, 3:32 pm EST

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Koskinen is expected to start Friday in Anaheim.

Koskinen allowed three goals on 25 shots in the Oilers 4-3 OT win in San Jose on Tuesday. Koskinen will make his third straight start after stopping 55 of 61 shots (.902 SV%) in his previous two outings. He is outplaying Cam Talbot and draws a solid matchup vs. a Ducks team that has lost three of their last four and rank second last in the NHL in goal-scoring (2.17 GF/pg).

Source: Jack Michaels 11/23/18, 11:08 am EST

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Koskinen will start Saturday in Calgary.

Koskinen allowed two goals on 29 shots in the Oilers win over the Canadiens on Tuesday. Koskinen continues to outplay Cam Talbot this season and comes into the weekend at 4-1-0 with a 2.52 GAA, .918 SV% and one shutout in five starts and one relief appearance. He has been worse on the road, but the Flames are just 4-3-1 on home-ice.

Source: Jack Michaels 11/17/18, 10:15 am EST

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Koskinen will start Tuesday vs. the Canadiens.

Koskinen stopped 12 of 13 shots after replacing Cam Talbot in the Oilers loss to the Avalanche on Sunday. With Talbot continuing to struggle, Koskinen will get a look tonight vs. the Canadiens. Koskinen has gone 3-1-0 with a 2.63 GAA , .915 SV% and one shutout to start his Oilers career.

Source: Jack Michaels 11/13/18, 2:55 pm EST

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Koskinen will start Tuesday in Tampa Bay.

Koskinen allowed three goals on 26 shots in the Oilers win in Detroit on Saturday. Koskinen has been impressive and could carve out a larger role if he continues to play well. So far, he is 3-0-0 with a 2.02 GAA, .935 SV% and one shutout in his first three starts with Edmonton.

Source: Jack Michaels 11/6/18, 2:36 pm EST

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Koskinen will start Thursday vs. the Blackhawks.

Koskinen gave up three goals on 27 shots in the Oilers 5-3 win in Nashville on Saturday. It was an impressive return to the NHL for Koskinen, who struggled mightily in the preseason. With Cam Talbot dropping Tuesday’s game vs. Minnesota, Koskinen will start for the second time in four games.

Source: Jack Michaels 11/1/18, 1:44 pm EST

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Koskinen will make his first start of the season in Nashville on Saturday.

Koskinen will make his first NHL start since February 13, 2011. The 30-year-old netminder played very well in the KHL, going 22-4-1 with a 1.57 GAA and .937 SV% last season but struggled in the preseason. In three games he was 1-1-0 while allowing a combined 10 goals on 69 shots (.855 SV%) and will be in tough in his Oilers debut. He has a career 4.33 GAA and .873 SV% as a young NHLer and isn't a good option in Nashville.

Source: Jim Matheson 10/27/18, 11:17 am EST

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