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6 Edmonton Oilers Are Poised to Hit 60+ Points This Season

Published September 7, 2023 at 8:43 PM
BY SKY

The Edmonton Oilers have revamped their offensive strategy, moving beyond heavy reliance on McDavid and Draisaitl. With additions and a healthy lineup, the team has several players poised to break the 60-point mark in the upcoming season.

McDavid and Draisaitl: A Given



Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl remain powerhouses. McDavid's consistency puts 60 points well within reach, backed by his history of surpassing 100 points. Draisaitl's partnership with McDavid guarantees his spot among high scorers, evidenced by his 537 points in five seasons.

Nugent-Hopkins: A Rising Star




Ryan Nugent-Hopkins impressed with 104 points last season, making 60 points a likely target. His power play skills and career-high 37 goals suggest he can maintain his point-per-game pace.

Hyman's Work Ethic



Zach Hyman's 83 points in 79 games underscore his value. His tenacity addresses prior shortcomings. Aiming for 60 points, his contribution goes beyond just scoring.

Kane's Health a Factor



Evander Kane's success hinges on health. A prominent goal-scorer, if he avoids injuries, he could break the 60-point barrier for the first time.

Brown's Impact



Connor Brown's addition bolsters the Oilers. Despite an ACL tear, he's eager to contribute. Playing alongside McDavid, Brown eyes his first 60-point season.

Bouchard's Offensive Defense



Evan Bouchard's contract extension and power play role promise big things. His 17 playoff points showcased his potential. A breakout season could see him surpass his 43-point career-high.

The Oilers' diverse offensive lineup signals a new era. With several players aiming for 60 points or more, the upcoming season holds promise. Edmonton's evolved strategy sets the stage for a dynamic and high-scoring journey.
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