OILERS NOTES: Extent of Draisaitl injuries unknown for Game 7

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It looked like he turned his right ankle when Los Angeles Kings snarly defenceman Mikey Anderson put a wrestling move on the Edmonton Oilers centre and pulled him to the ice during in a scrum

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Jim Matheson  •  Edmonton Journal

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Mikey Anderson (44) grabs Edmonton Oilers center Leon Draisaitl (29) as right wing Kailer Yamamoto (56) grabs defenseman Matt Roy (3) during the first period in game six of the first round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Crypto.com Arena. Photo by Gary A. Vasquez /USA TODAY Sports Article content

Nobody knows what ailing body parts Leon Draisaitl is dragging around the ice.

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It looked like he turned his right ankle when Los Angeles Kings snarly defenceman Mikey Anderson put a wrestling move on the Edmonton Oilers centre and pulled him to the ice during in a scrum in Game 6.

But, Draisaitl also looked like he was flexing his knee during the game. Maybe there’s some loose ligaments there.

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All we know is Draisaitl will likely be dressed for Game 7 Saturday, because it would take a compound fracture of his leg to keep this tough guy out.

After leaving the bench twice in the first period Thursday, he gutted it out, playing 18…

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