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Edmonton welcomes Chicago after winning on penalties

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Edmonton Oilers

Edmonton, Alberta; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Oilers -203, Blackhawks +167; over / under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: Edmonton welcomes the Chicago Blackhawks after the Oilers beat Winnipeg 2-1 in a shootout.

The Oilers stand 10-1-0 against opponents in the Western Conference. Edmonton has scored 61 goals and is the best team in the Western Conference with an average of 3.8 goals per game. Leon Draisaitl leads the team at the age of 17.

The Blackhawks are 3-4-0 in the Western Conference game. Chicago scores 2.2 goals per game, the fewest in the Western Conference. Alex DeBrincat leads the team with a total of nine goals.

The matchup Saturday is the first meeting of the two teams of the season.

TOP PERFORMER: Draisaitl leads the Oilers with 17 goals and 33 points. Connor McDavid has scored four goals and 11 assists in the last 10 games for Edmonton.

Patrick Kane leads the Blackhawks with 17 points, scoring six goals and adding 11 assists. Seth Jones has 10 points in the last 10 games for Chicago.

LAST 10 MATCHES: Oilers: 7-3-0, averaging 3.5 goals, six assists, 3.3 penalty loops and 7.3 penalty minutes while renouncing 2.8 goals per game with a save percentage of 0.914.

Blackhawks: 5-4-1, averaging 2.4 goals, 4.3 assists, 3.4 penalties and 7.4 penalty minutes, while 2.6 goals per game are possible with a savings percentage of 0.921.

INJURIES: Oiler: None listed.

Blackhawks: Brandon Hagel: out (shoulder).


The Associated Press created this story using Data Skrive and Sports Radar technology.

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