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Oilers' Ken Hitchcock still searching for answers to scoring woes

7 monthes ago   |   By Sportsnet

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers forwards have scored 112 goals this season. Four players - Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Alex Chiasson - have accounted for 72 percent of those goals.
That means the support group, a gang of 11 or 12 forwards who fill out the remainder of the eight spots up front, have managed only 31 goals in just over a half a season.
Those numbers had head coach Ken Hitchcock sending out an all-points bulletin after a loss to lowly Arizona Saturday night, in search of some support for his top-four players.
"We have to find a way. We have to find...
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Report: Oilers on 'full-court press' to find forward help

Report: Oilers on 'full-court press' to find forward help

7 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

Peter Chiarelli and the rest of the Edmonton Oilers ' brass are reportedly pulling out all the stops to help salvage their season. The organization is on a "full-court press" to find forward help, according to TSN's Ryan Rishaug.
Oilers organization is on a full court press to find help at forward. Scouts and staff deployed en masse.
Cap situation could make it tough, but first round pick, a goaltender, maybe a young developing forward likely all in play. - Ryan Rishaug January 14, 2019
The Oilers have an embarrassment of riches down the middle with Connor McDavid , Leon Draisaitl , and...
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Report: Oilers put on 'full-court press' in search of forward help

7 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

The Edmonton Oilers came into Monday just two points out of a playoff spot in the Western Conference. That proximity is not because of their own success, though, as almost every team vying for the wild card spots in the West has struggled to find any sort of consistency of late. In fact, the Dallas Stars have gone 5-4-1 in their last 10 and yet have still pulled ahead of the plummeting Colorado Avalanche in the Central Division. The struggles of the rest of the conference may be a blessing for the Oilers, who are still well within striking distance if they can figure out how to get the...
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