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Jay Woodcroft Reveals Large Lineup Changes Ahead of Game 5 in Edmonton Tonight

Published April 25, 2023 at 10:49
BY SKY

The Edmonton Oilers pulled through with an overtime win in Los Angeles on Sunday night, and now they are back in Oil Country for game 5 tonight. The series is currently tied at 2 a side (2-2), and the Oilers are two wins away from winning this series.

The Oilers play tonight in Edmonton, where game 6 will be in Los Angeles, a win tonight is crucial for the Oilers, and Jay Woodcroft has made some confident lineup changes.

Jay Woodcroft has given Dylan Holloway, who was recently called up, a huge promotion. Holloway will be on the Oilers top line alongside McDavid and Draisaitl.

Woodcroft has also given Nick Bjugstad, the 6'7" centerman a large promotion to the second line, where he will be centering Zach Hyman and Ryan-Nugent Hopkins.


As for the goaltending, many fans had speculation that Jack Campbell would get the start as Skinner had quite the rough performance to get himself pulled in game 4. But Woodcroft is still confident in Skinner, and he will get the start for tonights game in LA.


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