The Edmonton Oilers traded away their leading goal scorer in Dustin Penner at the NHL Trade Deadline this past week. The Oilers are handing the reigns of the team over to its young gun, and this week will be a big test.
Edmonton plays four games on the road this scoring period against some of the best teams in the NHL. First, it’s back-to-back games against the Philadelphia Flyers and Washington Capitals. The Oilers then close out the week against the Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburgh Penguins.
If Ales Hemsky is out with an injury, the Oilers will be looking at Taylor Hall and Jordan Eberle to carry the offensive load. It’s time for these young Oilers to showcase what they can do.
Here is some great information for helping you to decide who to dress for the upcoming fantasy hockey week.
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