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Vegas Golden Knights (13-4-0, first in the Pacific Division) vs. Edmonton Oilers (9-7-0, fourth in the Pacific Division)

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

BOTTOM LINE: The Edmonton Oilers are looking to break their three-game home slide with a victory over the Vegas Golden Knights.

Edmonton is 9-7-0 overall and 2-2-0 against the Pacific Division. The Oilers have gone 3-1-0 when they serve fewer penalty minutes than their opponent.

Vegas has gone 13-4-0 overall with a 4-2-0 record in Pacific Division games. The Golden Knights have a 9-2-0 record in games their opponents commit more penalties.

The matchup Saturday is the fifth time these teams play this season. The Oilers won 4-0 in the previous meeting.

TOP PERFORMERS: Leon Draisaitl has nine goals and 19 assists for the Oilers. Connor McDavid has 10 goals and 11 assists over the last 10 games.

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Jack Eichel has scored 10 goals with 10 assists for the Golden Knights. Alex Pietrangelo has two goals and 10 assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Oilers: 5-5-0, averaging 3.5 goals, 6.2 assists, 4.6 penalties and 9.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.9 goals per game.

Golden Knights: 8-2-0, averaging 3.9 goals, 6.4 assists, 2.9 penalties and 6.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game.

INJURIES: Oilers: Tyler Benson: out (knee), Evander Kane: out (wrist), Oscar Klefbom: out (shoulder), Mike Smith: out (undisclosed).

Golden Knights: Robin Lehner: out (hip), Nolan Patrick: out (upper body), Shea Weber: out (ankle).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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