Stolarz made 24 saves on 27 shots in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Sharks. Making his first start since March 9, Stolarz was unable to get back into the win column. His record dropped to 4-5-3 with a 3.46 GAA and a .901 save percentage. Stolarz may get another chance Saturday against the Flames in the season finale, as the Oilers have no reason to risk Mikko Koskinen's health.
Stolarz will start in net for Thursday's home game against the Sharks. Stolarz will get his second start as an Oiler, and is 4-4-3 with a 3.49 GAA and .901 save percentage in 17 games this campaign. He will be tasked with stopping the third-best offense in the league in terms of goals per game (3.51).
Stolarz allowed one goal on 17 shots in relief during a 5-1 loss to the Ducks on Saturday. The 25-year-old has played a lot in relief this month because Mikko Koskinen and the Oilers have yielded so many goals early in games. Stolarz has provided a mixed bag, but he was very good Saturday. He has gone 4-4-3 with a 3.48 GAA and .901 save percentage in 17 games between the Oilers and Flyers this season.
Stolarz allowed four goals on 24 shots in relief during a 7-2 loss to the Blues on Tuesday. This was the second time in the last week Stolarz entered in relief because of a poor start, and both times, he struggled. Stolarz owns an .854 save percentage in his last two appearances. Overall, he is 4-4-3 with a 3.52 GAA and a .900 save percentage in 16 games with the Flyers and Oilers this season.
Stolarz relieved Mikko Koskinen in Wednesday's 6-3 loss to the Devils, yielding two goals on 17 shots. Stolarz played better than his creasemate, but didn't do enough to get the Oilers out of the hole they dug for themselves. Stolarz's record remains at 4-4-3 with a 3.36 GAA and a .903 save percentage. Look for the 25-year-old to start one of the Oilers' two road games in Arizona and Vegas over the weekend.
Last 7 Games
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