The Oilers kick off their exhibition schedule Saturday with a twin bill against the Flames. It’s the first two games of what will end up being an eight game schedule that will conclude on September 27th with a date against Shawn Horcoff and the Dallas Stars. Hockey is back, albeit it is exhibition.
While some fans may not get overly excited about the upcoming pre-season games, the Oilers coaching staff and management will use every minute of every game to analyze the players, rate the line combinations and answer many of the questions that still surround this team. With that, here are the top five questions that the exhibition games will answer before the season starts on October 1st.