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Why re-signing Brett Kulak should be one of Edmonton’s top priorities

With multiple players in need of contracts, several holes to address, and uncertainties with cap-space, it’s shaping up to be another busy off-season for Ken Holland and the Edmonton Oilers. Firstly, there’s the conundrum with Edmonton’s wingers, as Evander Kane’s asking price is currently quite lofty, and both Jesse...
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2 Potential Landing Spots for Oilers’ Brett Kulak

Brett Kulak may not be the hottest name on the market as we approach free agency, but he plays the game hard and is strong defensively. This 28-year-old defensive defenceman played his first full season in the NHL in 2017-18 and has played for three organizations now: the Calgary Flames, Montreal Canadiens, and Edmonton Oilers.
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Oilers' Brett Kulak: Nabs helper

Kulak logged an assist and four hits in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Avalanche in Game 3. Kulak set up Ryan McLeod's tally at 7:34 of the third period. This was Kulak's second assist in the last three games, and he's up to five helpers in 15 playoff contests. He's added 30 hits, 20 blocked shots, 17 shots on net, 12 PIM and a plus-8 rating in a bottom-four role during the postseason.
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Oilers' Brett Kulak: Bags apple in loss

Kulak posted an assist, four hits and a plus-2 rating in Tuesday's 8-6 loss to the Avalanche in Game 1. Kulak had assists in three straight games to end the first round versus the Kings, but he was silenced in the second around against the Flames. He snapped the drought by setting up a Zach Hyman tally in Tuesday's opening game of the Western Conference Finals. Kulak is up to four helpers, 15 shots on net, 25 hits, 16 blocked shots and a plus-7 rating in 13 playoff contests while filling a bottom-four role on the Oilers' blue line.
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Leon Draisaitl, Brett Kulak missing from Edmonton Oilers game seven morning skate

For Draisaitl, he’s dealing with a few issues namely a lower-leg injury he suffered during game six. Kings defenceman Mikey Anderson hauled him down from behind twisting his right leg up. He returned and finished the game, but was clearly off. Sportsnet’s Mark Spector has also reported that Drasaitl...
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Oilers' Brett Kulak: Game-time decision for Game 7

Kulak (undisclosed) didn't take part in morning skate and is a game-time decision for Saturday's Game 7 against the visiting Kings, Jack Michaels of the Oilers Radio Network reports. Michaels expects Kulak to play, but the 28-year-old should be considered a game-time decision for now. Kulak has recorded assists in...
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Oilers' Brett Kulak: Helpers in back-to-back games

Kulak provided an assist, three hits, two shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 4-2 win over the Kings in Game 6. Kulak has picked up helpers in each of the last two games after going without a point in the first four playoff contests. The 28-year-old has added eight shots on net, 11 hits, eight blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in the postseason. While he saw a top-pairing role Thursday, he should be back in the bottom four when Darnell Nurse returns from a suspension for Saturday's Game 7.
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Oilers' Brett Kulak: Picks up first assist of playoffs

Kulak notched an assist and four hits in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Kings in Game 5. The assist was Kulak's first point in five playoff contests. The defenseman has mostly played in a bottom-four role as a defensive presence. He's added six shots on net, eight hits, eight blocked shots and six PIM, so fantasy managers aren't likely to need to turn to him to fill out DFS lineups in the playoffs.
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Oilers' Brett Kulak: Helps out in overtime

Kulak logged an assist, three shots on goal and five hits in Thursday's 5-4 overtime win over the Sharks. Kulak earned the secondary helper on Zach Hyman's game-winning goal in the extra session. The assist was Kulak's third in the last four games, and he's gone plus-1 in that span. The 28-year-old blueliner has 20 points, 99 hits, 63 blocked shots, 90 shots on net and a minus-4 rating through 73 contests between the Oilers and the Canadiens this season.
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Oilers' Brett Kulak: Sees larger role

Kulak notched an assist, three shots on goal, three hits, two blocked shots and two PIM in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Penguins. Kulak moved into a top-four role to help cover the absence of Darnell Nurse (lower body). The assist was Kulak's second in three games as he set up Zack Kassian on the empty-net goal. The 28-year-old Kulak has 19 points, 94 hits, 62 blocked shots, 87 shots on net, 43 PIM and a minus-4 rating in 72 appearances between the Oilers and the Canadiens this season.
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Oilers' Brett Kulak: Finds assist in Friday's win

Kulak provided an assist, four hits, two blocked shots, a plus-3 rating and two PIM in Friday's 6-3 win over the Avalanche. Kulak helped out on the third of Evander Kane's goals in the contest. The assist ended a seven-game point drought for Kulak, who has been limited to only modest contributions since he was traded from the Canadiens to the Oilers at the deadline. The 28-year-old defenseman is at 18 points, 81 shots on net, 91 hits, 60 blocked shots, 41 PIM and a minus-2 rating in 70 contests overall.
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Oilers' Brett Kulak: Explodes for three points in win

Kulak scored a goal on two shots, added two assists and went plus-5 in Sunday's 6-1 win over the Ducks. Kulak and defense partner Tyson Barrie combined for six points and a plus-9 rating in the blowout win. Kulak has earned four points in his last three contests as he's settled in with his new team. The 28-year-old Edmonton native has four goals, 13 assists, 71 shots on net, a minus-3 rating, 72 hits and 53 blocked shots through 62 appearances overall when accounting for his time with the Canadiens.
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Oilers' Brett Kulak: Gets on scoresheet with new team

Kulak logged an assist, two shots on goal and two hits in Wednesday's 4-3 shootout win over the Kings. Kulak earned his first point as an Oiler in his fourth game with the team. The defenseman had the secondary helper on Leon Draisaitl's first-period marker. Kulak isn't known to put up much on offense -- his career high in points in 17 back in 2018-19. He's up to 14 points, 68 shots on net, 72 hits, 51 blocked shots, 35 PIM and a minus-10 rating in 60 appearances overall when factoring in his time with the Canadiens this year.
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