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Oilers Make Controversial Decision in Net as They Search For Their 1st Win of The Season

Published October 17, 2023 at 5:49 PM
BY SKY

Oilers' Controversial Starting Goalie Choice

In a last-minute decision, the Edmonton Oilers have announced their starting goalie for tonight's game against the Nashville Predators. This choice has created quite a buzz, considering the Oilers are still searching for their first win this season.

Jack Campbell will be the starting goalie. He had a strong preseason and got the nod in the Oilers' first game of the 2023-24 season against the Vancouver Canucks. Unfortunately, Campbell's debut was less than ideal. He let in four goals on just 16 shots and was pulled from the game. Stuart Skinner replaced him, but the result was still a shocking 8-1 loss.

So far, the Oilers have a 0-2 record this season, and they're having a tough time finding their groove. They played better in the second game against the Canucks but ended up losing 4-3. Skinner struggled again, allowing four goals on 16 shots. While the defense also shares some blame, the Oilers need better goaltending, with a save percentage above .750, to turn things around.



As the Oilers aim for their first win, all eyes will be on Jack Campbell. He's looking to bounce back from his tough season debut and provide the reliable goaltending the team needs to get back on the winning track.
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