Interim head coach Ralph Krueger was talking about his two scorers in perhaps his final game replacing concussed Tom Renney as the coach of the Edmonton Oilers.

"I was coaching a country for 13 years that couldn't score goals," said the former national coach of Switzerland.

"We would win games 1-0 or 2-1 or not at all.

"When I came to training camp here last year, it's the one part of my coaching portfolio which has expanded — learning about offence and how these players are able to create and find holes.

"It's the most exciting thing for me.