Edmonton Oilers announce workforce’s 2021 pre-season schedule, together with video games in opposition to Flames, Kraken – Edmonton | Globalnews.ca

2021-07-21 06:18:08

The Edmonton Oilers will face a well-known foe and a wholly overseas one when the 2021 NHL pre-season will get underway in September.

The hockey membership introduced its pre-season schedule on Tuesday and the workforce will do battle with its provincial rival within the Calgary Flames in addition to the NHL’s newest growth workforce within the Seattle Kraken.

The Oilers may also play the Winnipeg Jets, who swept Edmonton 4-0 of their NHL playoff collection earlier this 12 months, in addition to the Vancouver Canucks.

5 of the pre-season video games will probably be performed on the Oilers’ residence rink at Rogers Place. All eight pre-season video games will probably be broadcast reside on radio by 630 CHED.

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Forward of the pre-season, many hockey commentators have recommended it might be a busy low season for NHL groups, starting with Wednesday’s growth draft which can see the Kraken choose 30 gamers to hitch the brand new workforce.

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The Oilers will lose one participant from their checklist of gamers not shielded from the draft to Seattle.

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Earlier this month, Oilers common supervisor Ken Holland added Duncan Keith to the membership’s blue-line, together with ahead Tim Soderlund, in a commerce with the Chicago Blackhawks.

Throughout his 16 seasons in Chicago, Keith helped the workforce win a Stanley Cup 3 times. The Oilers despatched defenceman Caleb Jones and a conditional draft decide to Chicago within the deal.

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The Oilers have quite a few gamers who performed for the workforce final season who might turn out to be unrestricted free brokers on July 28 if they aren’t signed by Edmonton earlier than then: goaltender Mike Smith, defencemen Adam Larsson, Tyson Barrie, Dmitri Kulikov and Slater Koekkoek, and forwards Alex Chiasson, Tyler Ennis and Patrick Russell.

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View the Oilers’ full 2021 NHL pre-season schedule under:

Sunday, Sept. 26 at Calgary Flames Scotiabank Saddledome 7 p.m. MT

Tuesday, Sept. 28 versus Seattle Kraken, Rogers Place, 7 p.m. MT

Wednesday, Sept. 29 at Winnipeg Jets, Bell/MTS Place, 6 p.m. MT

Friday, Oct. 1 at Seattle Kraken, (Everett) Angel of the Winds Area, 8 p.m. MT

Saturday, Oct 2 versus Winnipeg Jets, Rogers Place, 5 p.m. MT

Monday, Oct. 4 versus Calgary Flames, Rogers Place, 7 p.m. MT

Thursday, Oct. 7 versus Vancouver Canucks, Rogers Place, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 9 at Vancouver Canucks, Rogers Area, 7 p.m .

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