Crosby, Penguins to host the Oilers
Pittsburgh; Saturday, 1 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Sidney Crosby leads Pittsburgh into a matchup against Edmonton.
The Penguins are 5-3-0 at home. Pittsburgh has scored 46 goals and is seventh in the league averaging 3.5 per game. Jake Guentzel leads the team with seven.
The Oilers have gone 4-3-1 away from home. Edmonton has allowed seven power-play goals, killing 83.7% of opponent opportunities.
The matchup Saturday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.
TOP PERFORMERS: Crosby leads the Penguins with 17 points, scoring five goals and adding 12 assists. Dominik Simon has recorded seven assists over the last 10 games for Pittsburgh.
LAST 10 GAMES: Oilers: 5-4-1, averaging 2.4 goals, 4.2 assists, 3.4 penalties and 6.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.1 goals per game with a .928 save percentage.
Penguins: 7-3-0, averaging 3.7 goals, 6.1 assists, 3.5 penalties and 8.1 penalty minutes while giving up 1.9 goals per game with a .935 save percentage.
Penguins Injuries: None listed.
Oilers Injuries: None listed.