Oilers' Skinner excited for first full-time NHL role with hometown team
5 days ago - By Sportsnet
EDMONTON - Soup and Stu.
It's the strangest tandem, when you think about it.
Consider that nobody has both the soup and the stew, right? You have one, or you have the other.
Well, the Edmonton Oilers have both as their goaltending tandem this year: starter Jack Campbell, and backup Stuart Skinner.
And when we say “backup,” we're talking about a 23-year-old rookie with just 14 NHL games under his belt. This fall he embarks on a season where he'll be asked to start as many as 30 games.
Fans may look at it that way.
“It'll be great. I'm really looking forward to it,” he said from...
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