BLOG: Friday practice updates
The Oilers have taken the ice at Millennium Place in Sherwood Park this morning.
Nail Yakupov is absent from practice as Oilers Head Coach Dallas Eakins said he might be.
Yakupov took a hard shot off the foot and left last night's game in the third period.
As #Oilers Coach Eakins said last night was a possibility, no Nail Yakupov on the ice this morning at practice.— Chris Wescott (@TheChrisWescott) February 28, 2014
#Oilers Hemsky on top line RW w/ Hall & RNH, rest of lines are: Perron-Gagner-Eberle, Hendricks-Gordon-Joensuu, Gazdic-Smyth-Jones— Chris Wescott (@TheChrisWescott) February 28, 2014
Here are the line combinations:
The Oilers worked on their power play some during practice with changes to their two units.
FIRST PP UNIT:
RNH, Hall, Smyth, Hemsky and Justin Schultz.
Joensuu with Perron, Gagner, Eberle and Ference.