Emergency Goaltender May Be Used as Stuart Skinner is Not on The Oilers Bench

Published February 17, 2023 at 8:06 PM
BY SKY
     
The Edmonton Oilers are officially going through the flu bug. Leon Draisaitl played through an illness just three days ago, Evander Kane did as well. One day later Vincent Desharnais and Jesse Puljujarvi missed practice due to an illness, and tonight Klim Kostin is sitting at home, resting up battling an illness as well.

If six players weren't enough to get hit with it yet, make it seven. Now goaltender Stuart Skinner is not feeling too well, and is not on the Edmonton Oilers bench backing up Jack Campbell. As the Oilers are currently rolling, so far there hasn't been a scenario where Skinner would have to come in, but if so, we may see an emergency backup goaltender slot into the lineup.

Meant to mention this earlier, but Stuart Skinner isn't on the bench. He took part in warmups.

Jim Matheson:


''Stuart Skinner has the flu''

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