Oilers’ Leon Draisaitl in lineup for Game 7 vs. Kings

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Edmonton Oilers star Leon Draisaitl took warmups and will play in the team’s do-or-die Game 7 against the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.

After Draisaitl appeared to suffer an ankle injury when he was pulled over backward during a scrum in the first period of the Oilers’ 4-2 win in Game 6 on Thursday, Edmonton head coach Jay Woodcroft wouldn’t say Saturday morning whether Draisaitl or defenceman Brett Kulak would be in the lineup.

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Neither Draisaitl or Kulak were on the ice for Edmonton’s morning skate. Kulak will also be active for Game 7 after reportedly missing the skate for the birth of his child.

Draisaitl has five goals and three assists in six games in the series. He had 110 points (55-55) in the regular season.

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