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Petersen leads the Kings onto the ice for warmups.

Petersen stopped 15 of 16 shots after replacing Peter Budaj in the Kings 5-1 loss to the Maple Leafs on Tuesday. With Budaj sick, Petersen will likely make his first career start tonight in Chicago. The 24-year-old has a career .903 SV% in 51 career games with the Ontario Reign (AHL).

Source: Curtis Zupke 11/16/18, 8:03 pm EST

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The Oilers have acquired Ryan Spooner from the Rangers for Ryan Strome.

Spooner signed a two-year deal with the Rangers this offseason, that carries a $4.0M cap-hit. The Rangers will be retaining $900K. Spooner has terrible possession numbers, posting a 39.4 CorsiFor% and -7.1 CF% rel and has picked up just two points (1G / 1A) in 16 games this season. Spooner will likely slide into the Oilers bottom-6, where Strome was.

Source: @EdmontonOilers 11/16/18, 3:53 pm EST

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The Rangers have acquired Ryan Strome from the Oilers for Ryan Spooner.

Strome signed a two-year contract that carries a $3.1M AAV cap-hit. Strome has significantly better possession numbers than Spooner, posting a 53.5 CorsiFor% and +3.2 CF% rel with the Oilers this season. However, Strome has had a really difficult time producing offence, picking up just two points (1G / 1A) in 18 games this season.

Source: @EdmontonOilers 11/16/18, 3:46 pm EST

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Schenn (upper-body) will be back in the Blues lineup on Friday.

Despite being placed on IR on Thursday, Schenn will play tonight in Vegas. Schenn’s move to IR was retroactive to November 3rd, so he is eligible to be activated before tonight’s game. Schenn is expected to skate on a line with Tyler Bozak and Robby Fabbri and returns to the lineup with nine points (3G / 6A) in 12 games this season.

Source: Tom Timmermann 11/16/18, 3:25 pm EST

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Vasilevskiy will miss 4-6 weeks with a left foot fracture.

Vasilevskiy was placed on IR on Thursday and sent to Tampa Bay to be re-evaluated. The original report of a fractured foot was confirmed and the Lightning’s No.1 netminder will miss at least one month. Louis Domingue is expected to take on a heavy workload until at least mid-December.

Source: Joe Smith 11/16/18, 3:02 pm EST

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Allen will start Friday in Vegas.

Allen allowed one goal on 19 shots in the Blues loss in Chicago on Wednesday. It was a solid outing for Allen, who was on the verge of losing his starting job last week. He will make his second straight start tonight in Vegas, who he stopped 31 shots against in a win on November 1st.

Source: Tom Timmermann 11/16/18, 3:14 pm EST

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Fluery will start Friday against the Blues.

Fleury stopped all 29 shots that he faced in the Golden Knights win over the Ducks on Wednesday. Fleury has alternated wins and losses in his first six starts in November, going 3-3-0 with a 2.54 GAA, .910 SV% and two shutouts. One of those losses came against the Blues, who he’ll face again tonight—he allowed five goals on 26 shots in a 5-3 loss on November 1st.

Source: David Schoen 11/16/18, 3:12 pm EST

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