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Struggling Oilers fire Tippett, replace him with Woodcroft


EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The struggling Edmonton Oilers have fired coach Dave Tippett. The Oilers have gone 7-13-3 in a head-scratching performance for a team led by stars Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl. Edmonton is fifth in the NHL’s Pacific Division, five points out of a wild-card spot, and has lost its last two games. The Oilers say AHL head coach Jay Woodcroft will take over behind the bench.

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