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Cam Talbot | Goalie | #33

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 7/5/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 200
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One of the issues that the Edmonton Oilers have dealt with this season is that Cam Talbot hasn't been the hero they need him to be.
While Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl naturally get a lot of credit for the Oilers' success in 2016-17, Talbot was a vital part of that squad as he posted a 42-22-8 record, 2.39 GAA, and .919 save percentage in a staggering 73 starts. By contrast, he's left a lot to be desired this season with his 3.11 GAA and .902 save percentage in 36 games. The Oilers are a long shot to make the playoffs at this point, but if they are to have any hope of getting there then Talbot needs to have a great second half. Unfortunately, we're skeptical that that will happen. Jan 18 - 9:35 AM

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Cam Talbot stopped 34 of 36 shots in a 3-2 overtime win over the Vegas Golden Knights.

Talbot saved his best for late in the third period, coming out of his crease to absolutely deny William Carrier of a goal with just over six minutes to play. It was a strong bounce back game for Talbot after he was pulled four minutes into last night's contest against the Arizona Coyotes. His record improves to 16-16-2 with a 3.10 goals against average and a .902 save percentage.
Jan 14 - 12:56 AM

Cam Talbot is expected to start for the Edmonton Oilers Friday night.

Talbot will be looking to snap his three-game losing streak. He's 15-16-2 with a 3.09 GAA and .902 save percentage in 34 contests this season.
Jan 12 - 4:12 PM

Cam Talbot allowed just two goals on 24 shots in Tuesday's 2-1 road loss against the Predators.

Talbot might have suffered his seventh loss over his past eight appearances, but he was much better in between the pipes. He had yielded at least four goals in six of his previous seven outings so this is a step in the right direction. He'll look to build upon the momentum as the road trip continues Friday in Arizona in what should be a favorable matchup.
Jan 9 - 10:49 PM

Cam Talbot will be in goal for Tuesday's contest against Nashville.

Talbot has one victory in his last seven outings (1-5-1) and he has allowed four goals or more in each of his six defeats. The Oilers netminder has a 15-15-2 record with a 3.12 goals-against average and a .902 save percentage.
Jan 9 - 3:05 PM

Cam Talbot allowed four goals on 29 shots in a 4-1 loss to Chicago on Sunday afternoon.

Talbot has one victory in his last seven outings (1-5-1) and he has permitted four goals or more six times during that stretch.
Jan 7 - 5:48 PM

Cam Talbot will start Sunday afternoon versus Chicago.

Talbot was pulled on Saturday after he surrendered four goals to Dallas on 19 shots, so he will be looking to bounce back. He has a 15-14-2 record this season with a 3.09 goals-against average and .903 save percentage.
Jan 7 - 2:37 PM

Cam Talbot allowed four goals on 19 shots before being pulled in a 5-1 loss to the Dallas Stars.

Talbot was left out to dry on numerous occasions by his teammates before eventually giving way to Al Montoya. With the Oilers looking a shadow of the team we saw last season, Talbot has found it really hard to replicate last season's numbers. Edmonton's starter has a 15-14-2 record with a 3.09 goals against average and .903 save percentage.
Jan 6 - 6:27 PM

Cam Talbot will be the Oilers' starter Saturday afternoon against Dallas.

The Oilers will start newly-acquired backup All Montoya next week in one of two back-to-back situations, but he won't be starting this Saturday. The net will belong to Talbot, who is coming off a very impressive 33-save, 2-1 shootout win over Anaheim this past Thursday.
Source: Oilers.com
Jan 6 - 1:08 PM

Cam Talbot made 33 saves on 34 shots in a 2-1 shootout win over the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday night.

Talbot was 0-3-1 in his last four starts for Edmonton. The goaltender picked up his first win since Dec. 23. His record now improves to 15-13-2 with a 3.00 GAA and a .905 save percentage.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 5 - 1:08 AM

Cam Talbot will start for the Oilers on Thursday.

Talbot will try to bounce back after allowing 18 goals over his last four starts. He has a 14-13-2 record, 3.08 GAA, and .903 save percentage in 30 contests this season.
Jan 4 - 3:08 PM

Cam Talbot allowed five goals on 33 shots in Tuesday's 5-0 setback against the visiting Kings.

Talbot has struggled over the past three outings, allowing four goals in each start. The three-game losing streak follows a seven-game winning streak, so fantasy owners shouldn't be terribly concerned. He'll likely try and snap the skid against the visiting Ducks on Thursday.
Jan 3 - 1:11 AM

The Edmonton Oilers will have Cam Talbot in goal tonight against the Los Angeles Kings.

Talbot is coming off a 5-0 loss to the Winnipeg Jets on New Year's Eve. He'll be hoping to get his season back on track in the New Year. He enters tonight's game with an 14-12-2 record, a 3.01 goals against average and a .905 save percentage.
Jan 2 - 9:10 PM

Cam Talbot turned aside 33 of 38 shots in a 5-0 loss to Winnipeg on Sunday.

Talbot has allowed five goals or more three times this season. His record drops to 14-12-2 on the season with a 3.01 goals-against average and a .905 save percentage.
Sun, Dec 31, 2017 09:49:00 PM

Cam Talbot will play Sunday against Winnipeg.

Talbot has gone winless in his last two starts (0-1-1), while allowing four goals against in each outing. That includes a 4-3 loss to the Jets this past Wednesday. Talbot has a 14-11-2 record with 2.93 GAA and a .906 save percentage this year.
Sun, Dec 31, 2017 04:56:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Connor McDavid
2Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
3Ryan Strome
4Mark Letestu
LW1Patrick Maroon
2Milan Lucic
3Mike Cammalleri
4Jujhar Khaira
5Anton Slepyshev
RW1Leon Draisaitl
2Zack Kassian
3Drake Caggiula
4Jesse Puljujarvi
5Iiro Pakarinen
D1Oscar Klefbom
2Adam Larsson
3Kris Russell
4Matthew Benning
5Darnell Nurse
6Brandon Davidson
7Andrej Sekera
8Yohann Auvitu
G1Cam Talbot
2Al Montoya