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Koskinen starts Thursday vs. the Sharks.

Koskinen stopped 24 of 26 shots in the Oilers loss in Arizona on Tuesday. Koskinen has played better in the last week, stopping 62 of the 66 shots (.939 SV%) that he's faced. Tonight he faces the Sharks for the second time this season--he stopped 33 of 35 shots in a 5-2 win in San Jose in mid-November.

Source: NHL.com 02/6/20, 9:22 pm EST

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Koskinen is expected to start Thursday vs. the Sharks.

Koskinen stopped 24 of 26 shots in the Oilers loss in Arizona on Tuesday. Koskinen has played better in the last week, stopping 62 of the 66 shots (.939 SV%) that he's faced. Tonight he faces the Sharks for the second time this season--he stopped 33 of 35 shots in a 5-2 win in San Jose in mid-November.

Source: Reid Wilkins 02/6/20, 8:27 pm EST

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Koskinen led the Oilers onto the ice for warmups.

Koskinen stopped all eight shots that he faced after replacing an ejected Mike Smith in the Oilers win in Calgary on Saturday. Koskinen has gone 7-5-0 with a 2.45 GAA and .926 SV% on the road this season and is 1-0-1 with a 2.83 GAA and .889 SV% in two starts vs. the Coyotes this season.

Source: Alexander Kinkopf 02/4/20, 8:45 pm EST

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Koskinen will start Friday vs. the Blues.

Koskinen allowed four goals on 3 33 shots in the Oilers loss in Calgary on January 11th. Mike Smith has started the last three games but Koskinen will make his 26th start of the season tonight vs. the Blues. He's gonna 7-4-2 with a 3.28 GAA, .896 SV% and one shutout on home ice this year and stopped 42 of 44 shots in a 2-1 loss in his first start vs. St. Louis (Dec.18).

Source: Jack Michaels 01/31/20, 1:56 pm EST

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Koskinen will start Saturday in Calgary.

Koskinen allowed five goals on 33 shots in the Oilers win over the Rangers on New Year's Eve. Even with Mike Smith playing well in four straight games, they'll go back to Koskinen in the 'Battle of Alberta' on Saturday. He was pulled after allowing four goals on 24 shots in a 5-1 loss to the Flames on December 27th.

Source: Pat Steinberg 01/11/20, 5:45 pm EST

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Koskinen is in the starter's net at the Oilers morning skate.

Koskinen allowed five goals on 33 shots in the Oilers win over the Rangers on New Year's Eve. Even with Mike Smith playing well in four straight games, they'll go back to Koskinen in the 'Battle of Alberta' on Saturday. He was pulled after allowing four goals on 24 shots in a 5-1 loss to the Flames on December 27th.

Source: Jack Michaels 01/11/20, 5:45 pm EST

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Koskinen will start Tuesday vs. the Rangers.

Koskinen surrendered four goals on 24 shots in the Oilers loss to the Flames last Friday. Koskinen is struggling right now, having lost five of his last seven (2-5-0) while posting a 3.37 GAA and .900 SV%. Things don't get any easier tonight with the Rangers in town--New York is 4-2-1 while scoring 3.50 goals per game in their last eight road games.

Source: Tom Gazzola 12/31/19, 4:06 pm EST

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Koskinen will start Friday vs. the Flames.

Koskinen allowed three goals on 27 shots in the Oilers loss in Vancouver on Monday. Koskinen has lost four of his last six starts (2-4-0) while posting a 3.04 GAA and .908 SV%. Tonight is the first instalment of the Battle of Alberta and Koskinen played well vs. the Flames last year--going 2-2-0 with a 2.26 GAA, .928 SV% and one shutout in the four meetings.

Source: Jack Michaels 12/27/19, 3:35 pm EST

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Koskinen will start Wednesday in St. Louis.

Koskinen allowed one goal on 35 shots in the Oilers win in Dallas on Monday. The win snapped a brief two-game losing skid for Koskinen, is 3-3-0 with a 2.90 GAA and .910 SV% in six December starts. He has not faced St. Louis this season but has been solid on the road, going 7-2-0 with a 2.35 GAA and .928 SV% in nine road starts.

Source: Jack Michaels 12/18/19, 3:11 pm EST

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Koskinen led the Oilers onto the ice for warmups.

Koskinen allowed three goals on 31 shots in the Oilers loss to the Maple Leafs on Saturday. Koskinen has had a rough go as of late, losing three of his last four (1-3-0) while posting a 3.70 GAA and .883 SV%. Tonight he faces a Stars team that has been fantastic in Dallas--they are 10-1-1 while scoring 3.50 goals per game in their last 12 home games.

Source: Matthew DeFranks 12/16/19, 8:03 pm EST

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Koskinen is expected to start Monday in Dallas.

Koskinen allowed three goals on 31 shots in the Oilers loss to the Maple Leafs on Saturday. Koskinen has had a rough go as of late, losing three of his last four (1-3-0) while posting a 3.70 GAA and .883 SV%. Tonight he faces a Stars team that has been fantastic in Dallas--they are 10-1-1 while scoring 3.50 goals per game in their last 12 home games.

Source: Bob Stauffer 12/16/19, 3:07 pm EST

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Koskinen starts Saturday vs. the Maple Leafs.

Koskinen surrendered six goals on 32 shots in the Oilers loss to the Hurricanes on Tuesday. Koskinen has been inconsistent as of late but still comes in at 5-2-2 with a 2.93 GAA and .907 SV% on home-ice this season. Tonight he faces a Maple Leafs team that is 2-1-0 while scoring 3.67 goals per game in their first three games of a road-trip that wraps up tonight.

Source: NHL.com 12/14/19, 6:49 pm EST

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Koskinen is expected to start Saturday vs. the Maple Leafs.

Koskinen surrendered six goals on 32 shots in the Oilers loss to the Hurricanes on Tuesday. Koskinen has been inconsistent as of late but still comes in at 5-2-2 with a 2.93 GAA and .907 SV% on home-ice this season. Tonight he faces a Maple Leafs team that is 2-1-0 while scoring 3.67 goals per game in their first three games of a road-trip that wraps up tonight.

Source: Jamie Umbach 12/14/19, 4:06 pm EST

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Koskinen is the confirmed starter vs. Carolina.

Koskinen stopped 35 of 36 shots in the Oilers win over the Kings on Sunday. Koskinen has taken over as the Oilers' No.1 netminder with strong play and Tuesday will be his fourth start in the last five games. Koskinen is 5-1-2 with a 2.56 GAA and .919 SV% on home-ice and should be prepared for a busy night with the Hurricanes in town--they average 33.4 shots per game (9th in the NHL).

Source: NHL.com 12/10/19, 8:41 pm EST

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Koskinen is expected to start Tuesday vs. the Hurricanes.

Koskinen stopped 35 of 36 shots in the Oilers win over the Kings on Sunday. Koskinen has taken over as the Oilers' No.1 netminder with strong play and Tuesday will be his fourth start in the last five games. Koskinen is 5-1-2 with a 2.56 GAA and .919 SV% on home-ice and should be prepared for a busy night with the Hurricanes in town--they average 33.4 shots per game (9th in the NHL).

Source: Jason Gregor 12/10/19, 10:18 am EST

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Koskinen will start for a third straight game.

Koskinen was pulled after he allowed three goals on 12 shots in the Oilers loss to the Senators on Wednesday. Despite the tough outing, the Oilers will stick with Koskinen tonight vs. the Kings. He is 4-1-2 with a 2.78 GAA, 910 SV% and one shutout on home-ice and allowed two goals on 18 shots in relief of Mike Smith in the Oilers 5-1 loss in their first game vs. Los Angeles.

Source: Jack Michaels 12/6/19, 2:28 pm EST

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