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Koskinen will start Game 2 vs. the Blackhawks.

The Oilers went with Mike Smith in Game 1 and it was an unmitigated disaster. Smith gave up five goals on 23 shots before the midway point and was then replaced by Koskinen, who stopped 18 of the 19 shots that he faced. Koskinen, who was 18-13-3 with a 2.75 GAA and .917 SV% in the regular season will be making his first career NHL playoffs start.

Source: Gene Principe 08/3/20, 7:15 pm EST

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Koskinen will start against the Golden Knights on Monday.

Koskinen stopped 45 of 46 shots in the Oilers win over the Blue Jackets on Sunday. It was another outstanding performance from Koskinen, who has stopped 97 of the last 99 shots (.980 SV%) that he has faced. Tonight he'll face the Golden Knights for the second time in the last two weeks--he allowed three goals on 33 shots in a 3-0 loss in Vegas on February 26th.

Source: Bob Stauffer 03/9/20, 6:16 pm EST

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Koskinen will start Saturday vs. the Blue Jackets.

Koskinen stopped all 10 shots that he faced after replacing Mike Smith in the Oilers loss in Chicago on Thursday. Koskinen has been excellent to start March, winning his first start and stopping 52 of the first 53 shots (.981 SV%) that he's faced. Tonight he'll face a Blue Jackets team that is 2-5-6 while scoring just 2.38 goals per game in their last 13 games.

Source: @EdmontonOilers 03/7/20, 4:23 pm EST

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Koskinen is expected to start Saturday vs. the Blue Jackets.

Koskinen stopped all 10 shots that he faced after replacing Mike Smith in the Oilers loss in Chicago on Thursday. Koskinen has been excellent to start March, winning his first start and stopping 52 of the first 53 shots (.981 SV%) that he's faced. Tonight he'll face a Blue Jackets team that is 2-5-6 while scoring just 2.38 goals per game in their last 13 games.

Source: Ryan Rishaug 03/7/20, 4:23 pm EST

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Koskinen will start Tuesday in Dallas.

Koskinen allowed three goals on 33 shots in the Oilers loss in Vegas last Wednesday. Koskinen has struggled recently, losing four of his last five games (1-4-0) while posting a 3.23 GAA and .901 SV%. He's gone 1-0-1 while allowing six goals on 71 shots (.915 SV%) in his first two starts vs. the Stars in 2020.

Source: Jason Gregor 03/3/20, 2:24 pm EST

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Koskinen will start Wednesday in Vegas.

Koskinen allowed four goals on 38 shots in the Oilers loss to the Wild last Thursday. He has gone 1-3-0 with a 3.02 GAA and .905 SV% in February (four starts and one relief appearance) and will make his 31st start of the season tonight in Vegas. The Golden Knights are riding a six-game winning streak while scoring 4.33 goals per game.

Source: Jack Michaels 02/26/20, 6:40 pm EST

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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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