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GAME DAY: Oilers @ Bruins

Edmonton Oilers @ Boston Bruins

10 NOV 2011 – 5:00 MDT

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Lines and bullets follow the jump.  Do come along.

Lines for tonight’s game come from once again from Dan Tencer at 630 CHED.  Thanks!

F

Taylor Hall – Ryan Nugent-Hopkins – Jordan Eberle
Ryan Smyth – Shawn Horcoff – Ales Hemsky
Ryan Jones – Eric Belanger – Sam Gagner
Ben Eager – Anton Lander – Lennart Petrell

D
Ladislav Smid – Tom Gilbert
Cam Barker – Corey Potter
Theo Peckham – Jeff Petry

G
Devan Dubnyk
Nikolai Khabibulin

  • 2 BITS:   The Oilers have reclaimed Taylor Chorney from the Blues, and Colten Teubert has been assigned to OKC.  What does this have to do with tonight’s game?  A big nothing.  Thought I’d pass it along.
  • Tyler Seguin is having an excellent start to his 2011-12 NHL season. Photo courtesy AbelImages / Getty

    Boston has had an interesting start to their season.  They played poor enough to fall to the cellar of the Eastern Conference, but have roared back like an unquenchable heartburn over their last three games.  The Bruins enter tonight’s contest at 6-7-0, while the Oilers will look for their tenth victory on the season.  Hopefully they can muster more than thirteen shots tonight.

  • The second overall pick in the 2010 NHL Draft is currently leading Boston in scoring.  Tyler Seguin has 15 points  (8-7-15) in 13 GP.
  • Forwards and defence will remain the same tonight.
  • Devan Dubnyk will get the start tonight, looking to claim a win at the TD Garden.  Dubnyk’s last start was a 4-2 defeat in Phoenix.  His numbers are still killer at 2.19 GAA and .930 SV%.  Expect Khabibulin to get the nod tomorrow in Detroit.

Your top five Oilers in scoring are…

  1. Ryan Smyth – 14 points (7-7-14) in 14 GP
  2. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins – 12 points (5-7-12) in 14 GP
  3. Jordan Eberle – 11 points (3-8-11) in 14 GP
  4. Taylor Hall – 9 points (3-6-9) in 13 GP
  5. Corey Potter – 8 points (2-6-8) in 12 GP and Shawn Horcoff - 8 points (2-6-8) in 14 GP.

And just cause I’d like to push the story, let’s say Taylor Hall scorers the GWG tonight.

PREDICTION

OILERS 2

BRUINS 1

GOILERS

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Tags: Colten Teubert Corey Potter Devan Dubnyk Jordan Eberle Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Ryan Smyth Taylor Chorney Taylor Hall

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