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Teddy Purcell | Winger

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (28) / 9/8/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 203
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Right winger Teddy Purcell said he got "yelled at a lot" for not taking more shots with the Tampa Bay Lightning last season.
He recorded 156 shots in 80 games last season. In 400 career NHL games, he has taken 776 shots. His new teammate in Edmonton, Taylor Hall, has taken 797 shots in only 246 games. But Purcell said it's different with the Oilers than it was with Tampa Bay. "There are lots of guys here who can make plays, so I’ll shoot more," he said. Purcell will be either the second- or third-line right-winger, depending on where Nail Yakupov is slotted. "I spoke to Dallas (coach Eakins) the day I got traded, and from what he says, he’ll give me lots of opportunities," said Purcell, who was also on the power play in Tampa. Purcell had a breakout year in 2011-12 when he managed 24 goals and 65 points but slumped last season with only 12 goals and 42 points. Jul 27 - 10:10 AM

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PosRoleName
C1Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
2Leon Draisaitl
3Anton Lander
4Boyd Gordon
5Mark Arcobello
6Matt Hendricks
7Will Acton
LW1Taylor Hall
2David Perron
3Benoit Pouliot
4Luke Gazdic
RW1Jordan Eberle
2Teddy Purcell
3Nail Yakupov
4Steve Pinizzotto
5Jesse Joensuu
D1Justin Schultz
2Andrew Ference
3Jeff Petry
4Nikita Nikitin
5Mark Fayne
6Mark Fraser
7Keith Aulie
8Martin Marincin
G1Ben Scrivens
2Viktor Fasth