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Koskinen will start Friday in Carolina.

Koskinen allowed two goals on 33 shots in the Oilers loss in Pittsburgh on Wednesday. Koskinen has not registered a win since January 16th, going 0-4-1 with a 3.80 GAA and .871 SV% in six appearances since then. Koskinen replaced Cam Talbot in a 7-4 loss in their first game vs. Carolina—he allowed three goals on 18 shots.

Source: @EdmontonOilers 02/15/19, 11:34 am EST

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Koskinen will start Wednesday in Edmonton.

Koskinen gave up two goals on eight shots after replacing Cam Talbot in the Oilers 6-2 loss to the Blackhawks on February 5th. Dating back to the middle of January, Koskinen has gone 0-3-1 wit a 4.25 GAA and .851 SV% in his last five appearances (three starts). The 30-year-old has gone 6-5-2 with a 3.29 GAA and .888 SV% on the road this season.

Source: Tom Gazzola 02/13/19, 11:03 am EST

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Koskinen will start Tuesday vs. the Red Wings.

Koskinen allowed three goals on 18 shots after replacing Cam Talbot in the Oilers blowout loss to the Hurricanes on Sunday. Koskinen signed a three-year extension on Monday despite going 3-7-0 with a 3.94 GAA and .879 SV% in his previous 11 appearances. He draws a solid matchup on Tuesday vs. the Red Wings, who have lost 11 of their last 14 (3-9-2).

Source: Jack Michaels 01/22/19, 1:36 pm EST

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The Oilers have signed Mikko Koskinen to a three-year contract extension worth $13.5 million ($4.5M AAV).

Koskinen’s NHL career got off to an excellent start, going 11-3-1 with a 2.12 GAA, .930 SV% and three shutouts in his first 16 appearances. However, since then he is 3-7-0 with a 3.94 GAA and .879 SV% in 11 games. It is a bit alarming to sign a goalie to that kind of money in the middle of a very difficult stretch but in Koskinen’s defence, he doesn’t have a great blue line in front of him.

Source: Chris Johnston 01/21/19, 5:49 pm EST

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Koskinen will start Wednesday in Vancouver.

Koskinen was outstanding on Monday, stopping 41 of 43 shots in a 7-2 win over the Sabres. Koskinen was able to put an ugly stretch of games behind him and will look to stay on-track tonight vs. the Canucks. It looks like a nice matchup on paper but Koskinen is 0-2-0 with a 5.37 GAA and .800 SV% in two games vs. Vancouver this season.

Source: @EdmontonOilers 01/16/19, 12:41 pm EST

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Koskinen will start Monday vs. the Sabres.

Koskinen allowed three goals on 19 shots after replacing Cam Talbot in the Oilers blowout loss in San Jose last Tuesday. Koskinen went 11-3-1 with a 2.12 GAA, .930 SV% and three shutouts in his first 16 games but is 1-5-0 with a 4.58 GAA and .866 SV% in his last seven appearances. Tonight he faces a Sabres team that has lost six of their last eight (2-5-1).

Source: Ryan Rishaug 01/14/19, 12:46 pm EST

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Koskinen will start Saturday in Los Angeles.

Koskinen made 29 saves on 30 shots in the Oilers win in Arizona on Wednesday. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for Koskinen, who is 5-4-1 with a 3.02 GAA and .900 SV% on the road heading into Saturday’s game in Los Angeles. He stopped 30 of 32 shots in a 3-2 win in his first start vs. the Kings (Nov.29).

Source: Jack Michaels 01/5/19, 5:14 pm EST

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

Koskinen made 29 saves on 30 shots in the Oilers win in Arizona on Wednesday. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for Koskinen, who is 5-4-1 with a 3.02 GAA and .900 SV% on the road heading into Saturday’s game in Los Angeles. He stopped 30 of 32 shots in a 3-2 win in his first start vs. the Kings (Nov.29).

Source: Bob Stauffer 01/5/19, 5:14 pm EST

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Koskinen will start Wednesday in Arizona.

Koskinen surrendered four goals on 36 shots in the Oilers loss to the Jets on Monday. Koskinen has fallen into a bit of a slump lately, losing four in a row while allowing a combined 16 goals on 115 shots (.861 SV%). The 30-year-old hasn’t been great on the road (3.25 GAA, .893 SV%) but a matchup with the Coyotes sets him up as a solid option tonight.

Source: Jack Michaels 01/2/19, 4:47 pm EST

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Koskinen will start Thursday vs. the Canucks.

Koskinen gave up five goals on 44 shots in the Oilers loss to the Lightning last Saturday. It was Koskinen’s first loss on home-ice this season but he will look to get back on-track in his second start against the Canucks. In his first start vs. Vancouver, Koskinen stopped 26 of 29 shots in a 4-2 loss on December 16th.

Source: Jack Michaels 12/27/18, 3:06 pm EST

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Koskinen will start Saturday vs. the Lightning.

Koskinen allowed three goals on 29 shots in the Oilers loss in Vancouver last Sunday. The loss snapped a three-game winning streak for Koskinen, who comes into Saturday’s game at 7-0-0 with a 0.92 GAA, .970 SV% and three shutouts on home-ice this season. Despite his undefeated record at Rogers Place, Koskinen draws a tough matchup with the Lightning in town.

Source: @EdmontonOilers 12/22/18, 4:48 pm EST

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Koskinen will start Friday vs. the Flyers.

Koskinen surrendered four goals on 43 shots in the Oilers win in Colorado on Tuesday. It was another solid performance from Koskinen, who has now won five of his last six starts—allowing just 10 goals on 183 shots (.945 SV%). Koskinen has been a great find for the Oilers and he is a must-start against a Flyers team that has lost nine of their last 12 (3-6-3).

Source: Jack Michaels 12/14/18, 10:24 am EST

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Koskinen will start Tuesday in Edmonton.

Koskinen stopped all 24 shots that he faced in the Oilers shutout win over the Flames on Sunday. Korpisalo has been excellent this season, ranking second in the NHL in GAA (2.06) and tied for third in SV% (.929). As good as he has been, Koskinen will be in tough on the road in Colorado.

Source: Reid Wilkins 12/11/18, 3:44 pm EST

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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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