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Oilers Tonight

QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 8:42 AM ET

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COMING IN

The Oilers are coming off their 13th straight defeat, a 6-1 pounding at the hands of the Calgary Flames on Saturday. The Hurricanes have won four in a row and five of their last six.

NOTES

The Hurricanes have scored 18 goals in their last four games ... The Oilers have recalled defenceman Alex Plante (Edmonton's second choice, 15th overall, in the 2007 draft) ... Carolina goalie Cam Ward, who hails from Sherwood Park, has stopped 129 of 134 shots over his last four games ... The 'Canes are 11-1-3 when Jussi Jokinen scores ... Ladislav Smid and Steve Staios, both out with concussions, skated lightly yesterday and are moving closer to returning to the Oilers' lineup.

INJURIES

EDMONTON: G Nikolai Khabibulin (back), RW Ales Hemsky (shoulder), C Ryan Stone (knee), D Steve Staios (concussion), D Ladislav Smid (concussion), D Sheldon Souray (hand).

CAROLINA: Casey Borer (neck), Joe Corvo (leg), Erik Cole (upper body), Tuomo Ruutu (upper body).

NEXT UP

Wednesday, vs. Philadelphia Flyers.

-- Tychkowski

OILERS LEADERS

GP G A P

Penner 53 22 22 44

Gagner 52 13 19 32

Visnovsky 48 9 20 29

O'Sullivan 52 10 18 28

Brule 43 11 13 24

Hemsky 22 7 15 22

Horcoff 48 9 11 20

Potulny 37 11 8 19

Nilsson 38 6 12 18

Grebeshkov 39 5 12 17

Souray 37 4 9 13

Cogliano 53 5 7 12

Gilbert 53 2 9 11

Moreau 52 4 5 9

Smid 47 1 8 9


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