Chicago meets Edmonton in game 3 of Western Conference qualifying round
Edmonton Oilers (37-25-9, second in the Pacific Division during the regular season) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (32-30-8, seventh in the Central Division during the regular season)
Edmonton, Alberta; Friday, 6:45 p.m. EDT
WESTERN CONFERENCE QUALIFYING ROUND: Series tied 1-1
BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago Blackhawks and the Edmonton Oilers hit the ice for game three of the Western Conference qualifying round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The series is tied 1-1. The teams meet Friday for the sixth time this season.
The Blackhawks are 19-20-6 in Western Conference games. Chicago has given up 37 power-play goals, killing 82.1% of opponent chances.
The Oilers are 11-9-4 against opponents from the Pacific Division. Edmonton ranks third in the Western Conference recording 8.5 points per game, averaging 3.1 goals and 5.4 assists.
TOP PERFORMERS: Patrick Kane leads the Blackhawks with 33 goals, adding 51 assists and collecting 84 points. Dominik Kubalik has six goals and six assists over the last 10 games for Chicago.
Leon Draisaitl leads the Oilers with 43 goals and has 110 points. Connor McDavid has seven goals and nine assists over the last 10 games for Edmonton.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blackhawks: 6-4-0, averaging 3.8 goals, 6.2 assists, 3.5 penalties and 7.3 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game with a .906 save percentage.
Oilers: 5-4-1, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.6 assists, three penalties and six penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game with a .920 save percentage.
INJURIES: Blackhawks: None listed.
Oilers: None listed.
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