Nail Yakupov was asked about his leg injury, having missed practice on Tuesday. Yakupov said that he felt he was ready to play. Coach Eakins also said, Yakupov missing only one practice day he had no reservations about putting him back in the lineup.
Oilers head coach Dallas Eakins was asked if Jones or Arcobello would be likely to return to the lineup on Thursday in Nashville.
"I think both are likely (to play)," Eakins stated.
The Oilers practiced in Leduc Wednesday morning prior to depature for Nashville and the start of a three-game road trip.
Power Play Unit 1:
Power Play Unit 2:
Penalty Kill Unit 1:
Penalty Kill Unit 2:
No changes in the #Oilers lines at today's morning skate --> 4-93-14, 64-89-83, 94-27-57, 6-41-20 with 77-19, 21-2, 15-44 on D.— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) November 21, 2013
The Oilers have placed forward Steve MacIntyre on waivers.
#Oilers place forward Steve MacIntyre on waivers.— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) November 21, 2013
The Oilers are on the ice for practice and there are no changes to the lines from the past several days:
Ference - Petry
Belov - J.Schultz
N.Schultz - Potter
Philip Larsen is not skating once again.
Doesn't appear to be any changes to the #Oilers lineup from last night— Chris Wescott (@TheChrisWescott) November 20, 2013
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Ilya Bryzgalov starts speaking at 9:17.
Justin Schultz speaks at 0:55, Jordan Eberle at 2:33 and Head Coach Dallas Eakins starts speaking at 24:46.
Oilers goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov will wear number 80, as tweeted by the Oilers official Twitter account.
Curious what number Bryz will wear?! http://t.co/RhLNHsmjJc— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) November 18, 2013