Recapping a light Monday night of NHL action, talking Drouin’s debut, Hedman’s replacement and more…
The Oilers played a pretty good game last night securing their first win of the season. They weren’t dominant by any means but they played well, generated chances and got a win. It was refreshing to see. They did a bunch of little things like back-checking, moving men from out in front of the net, clearing rebounds, those sorts of things. The types of things that help avoid the puck winding up in the back of the net.
It still did, twice. Once was 100% on Ben Scrivens. A random shot from the corner by Brian Boyle bounced off the defenseman and Scrivens didn’t hold his post. Weak sauce.
The other was on a