[NHL – 2016/17] Edmonton Oilers Vs Buffalo Sabres Competition Preview & Team Squad

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Monday, December 5th, 2016 | 0

Edmonton Oilers which won five times Stanley Cup championship along with seven Conference, twice Presidents and nine times division championships which makes them as one of the most powerful as well as favourite team in this ongoing National Hockey League competition. Oilers which team has already played their inaugural head to head match against Buffalo in 16th October, 2016 where Oilers was defeated by a large difference though that was the home match. Now, they are heading towards their 2nd battle against Buffalo which will be their away match. But this time, team Oilers are desperate enough to defeat them as a revenge. Here we provide below their upcoming match details.

Edmonton Oilers and Buffalo Sabres will play their next match in 6th December, 2016 Tuesday at 7:00 PM according to ET. The match will be hosted at the home field of Buffalo Sabres which is a multi purpose indoor stadium named KeyBank Center and also known as First Niagara Center. The venue is located in Buffalo, New York and since the foundation of the venue in 1996, used as the home ground of them. The ground has around 19,070 seats capacity for any ice hockey competition.

Edmonton Oilers Vs Buffalo Sabres

Edmonton Oilers which won just two matches out of their last five but still in the race of title hunt. Till now, they totally played 25 matches and won more than fifty percent matches. This franchise team did not pass well in the last NHL tournament where they were ranked last position in Western Conference point table. Out of 82 matches, they won 31. In last time, this team won the Stanley Cup title in 1990 but last time played in final in 2006. More than ten years later, this time, their team seems almost balanced and worthy of winning title once again.

# Team Squad of Buffalo Sabres:

  • Goaltender – Anders Nilsson (Sw), Robin Lehner (Sw)
  • Defenseman – Rasmus Ristolainen (Fin), Josh Gorges (Can), Zach Bogosian (USA), Justin Falk (Can), Casey Nelson (USA), Jake McCabe (USA), Dmitry Kulikov (Rus), Cody Franson (Can)
  • Centre – Jack Eichel (USA), Sam Reinhart (Can), Ryan O’Reilly (Can), Derek Grant (Can), Zemgus Girgensons (Lat)
  • Winger – Nicholas Baptiste (Can), Cole Schneider (USA), Kyle Okposo (USA), Matt Moulson (Can), William Carrier (Can), Nicolas Deslauriers (Can), Tyler Ennis (Can), Johan Larsson (Swe), Evander Kane (Can), Brian Gionta (USA), Marcus Foligno (USA)

# Team Squad of Edmonton Oilers:

  • Goaltender – Jonas Gustavsson (Sw), Cam Talbot (Can)
  • Defenseman – Kris Russell (Can), Andrej Sekera (Slo), Darnell Nurse (Can), Oscar Klefbom (Sw), Adam Larsson (Swe), Eric Gryba (Can), Brandon Davidson (Can), Mark Fayne (USA), Matthew Benning (Can)
  • Centre – Connor McDavid (Can), Ryan Nugent Hopkins (Can), Leon Draisaitl (Ger), Mark Letestu (Can)
  • Winger – Jesse Puljujarvi (Fin), Anton Slepyshev (Rus), Benoit Pouliot (Can), Iiro Pakarinen (Fin), Tyler Pitlick (USA), Patrick Maroon (USA), Zack Kassian (Can), Milan Lucic (Can), Matt Hendricks (USA), Drake Caggiula (Can), Jordan Eberle (Can).
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