Edmonton plays Seattle in Pacific Division play
Tue, Nov 14, 2023
NHL News (AP)
Seattle Kraken (5-8-3, fifth in the Pacific Division) vs. Edmonton Oilers (4-9-1, seventh in the Pacific Division)
Edmonton, Alberta; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Edmonton Oilers face the Seattle Kraken in a matchup of Pacific Division squads.
Edmonton has gone 4-9-1 overall with a 2-4-0 record in Pacific Division games. The Oilers have conceded 52 goals while scoring 39 for a -13 scoring differential.
Seattle is 0-3-0 against the Pacific Division and 5-8-3 overall. The Kraken have a 4-2-0 record in games they have fewer penalties than their opponent.
Wednesday's game is the second time these teams match up this season. The Oilers won 4-1 in the previous matchup.
TOP PERFORMERS: Leon Draisaitl has six goals and 13 assists for the Oilers. Zach Hyman has six goals and two assists over the last 10 games.
Jaden Schwartz has eight goals and six assists for the Kraken. Oliver Bjorkstrand has scored five goals with three assists over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Oilers: 3-6-1, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.5 assists, 4.7 penalties and 10.9 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game.
Kraken: 4-4-2, averaging 2.9 goals, 5.5 assists, 4.1 penalties and 10 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game.
INJURIES: Oilers: Ryan Fanti: out (hip), Connor Brown: day to day (lower body), Mattias Janmark: day to day (shoulder).
Kraken: Jordan Eberle: day to day (lower body), Brandon Tanev: day to day (lower body), Andre Burakovsky: out (upper body).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar."