Originally written on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 11/16/14
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According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie, Sam Gagner is getting “much closer” to returning from his broken jaw. This is good news for an Edmonton Oiler team that has not had much luck in the injury department so far this year. McKenzie is giving possibilities of his return that range from Tuesday’s game at home against the Toronto Maple leafs or maybe later this week. So, the 24 year old’s comeback really remains unclear on a specific target date, but the thought is he is close. After tomorrows game, the Oiler’s do not have another game until they host the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday. The following weeks get tougher as they will have a four game road trip through Nov. 10th. So, this is a good time to ease Gagner back to the lineup. The Oilers are at the bottom of the West right now, with a 3-8-2 mark, a total of 8 points. Getting their second-line center back would be big, though Mark Arcobello has been a pleasant surprise in his place. It could make for an interesting decision when Gagne...
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