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.
Talbot will start Sunday vs. the Golden Knights.
Koskinen will start Saturday in Calgary.
Koskinen is expected to start Saturday in Calgary.
Rieder will miss one moth with an upper-body injury.
Rieder was forced to leave Tuesday’s game vs. the Canadiens and will be sidelined until mid-December. Jesse Puljujarvi or Kailer Yamamoto could return to the Oilers with Rieder out for an extended period of time.
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.
Koskinen is expected to start Tuesday vs. the Canadiens.
Talbot will start Sunday vs. the Avalanche.
The Oilers have recalled Cooper Marody from Bakersfield (AHL).
The Oilers have assigned Kailer Yamamoto to Bakersfield (AHL).
The Oilers have assigned Jesse Puljujarvi to Bakersfield (AHL).
Talbot will start Thursday in Florida.
Talbot allowed four goals on 23 shots in the Oilers loss in Washington on Monday. Mikko Koskinen started and lost on Tuesday, so they’ll come back to Talbot tonight in Florida. Talbot has gone 3-3-0 with a 2.86 GAA and .899 SV% in six road starts this season.
Chiasson will be a healthy scratch on Tuesday.
Puljujarvi will be a healthy scratch on Tuesday.
Gravel is expected to be back in the Oilers lineup on Tuesday.
Gravel has appeared in just two games with the Oilers and will play in his first game since October 25th. Gravel has averaged just 10:35 TOI/GM this season.
Yamamoto is expected to be back in the Oilers lineup on Tuesday.
Yamamoto has been a healthy scratch for the last three games but is expected to replace Jesse Puljujarvi in the lineup on Tuesday. Yamamoto has just one goal, one assist and 12 shots on goal in 11 games this season.
Rattie is expected to draw back into the Oilers lineup on Tuesday.
Rattie will play his first game since October 18th after missing the last seven games with injury and healthy scratch. Rattie is expected to retain his spot on a line with Connor McDavid and has one goal, one assist and 11 shots in five games this season.
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.
Talbot will start Monday in Washington.
Talbot allowed four goals on 28 shots in the Oilers loss to the Wild last Tuesday. Mikko Koskinen went on to start the next two games, but the Oilers will come back to Talbot tonight vs. the Capitals. Talbot stopped 31 of 32 shots in a win over the Capitals in Edmonton 11 days ago.
Source: Tom Gulitti 11/5/18, 9:01 am EST
Spooner will come out of the Rangers lineup because of a lower-body injury.
Source: Dan Rosen 11/4/18, 5:27 pm EST