Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl of the Edmonton Oilers talking between whistles.
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Oilers Have Plans to Shut Down McDavid and Draisitl as the Season Winds Down

Published March 19, 2024 at 10:29
BY DAWSON MCKENZIE

The Oilers are looking ahead to the postseason as this season starts to wind down, and now they could be considering resting Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl.

Oilers to Potentially Sit Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl As Season Winds Down



The Edmonton Oilers have been on an incredible roller coaster ride this year. From the absolute bottom of the standings to firing their coach and sending their starting goaltender to the minors, the Oilers have come all the way back to being a team that is in the conversation for the Cup this year.

Now, the Oilers could be considering resting their stars in Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl ahead of the playoffs.


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Oilers fans should be proud of the fact that they are even in this position, to be able to consider resting their stars and not grinding out wins in order to make the playoffs.

Oilers Look to Make Serious Push This Year For Cup



The Oilers are one fo the teams that have a serious shot at making a run in the playoffs, and Canadian fans are hopeful that they can break the slump of no Canadian NHL team winning in quite some time.


We will see if the Oilers can give their guys some rest as the season continues down the stretch and the Playoffs begin.

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