Draisaitl and Edmonton take on Columbus
Edmonton, Alberta; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Leon Draisaitl and Edmonton take on Columbus. Draisaitl is first in the NHL with 110 points, scoring 43 goals and recording 67 assists.
The Oilers are 16-10-5 at home. Edmonton is second in the league shooting 10.7% and averaging 3.2 goals on 29.6 shots per game.
The Blue Jackets are 12-9-11 in road games. Columbus averages just 2.9 penalties per game, the least in the NHL. Pierre-Luc Dubois leads the team averaging 0.3.
In their last matchup on Oct. 30, Edmonton won 4-1. Draisaitl recorded a team-high 3 points for the Oilers.
TOP PERFORMERS: Draisaitl leads the Oilers with 43 goals, adding 67 assists and totaling 110 points. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has six goals and nine assists over the last 10 games for Edmonton.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Jackets: 2-4-4, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.7 assists, 1.7 penalties and 3.7 penalty minutes while allowing 3.6 goals per game with a .885 save percentage.
Oilers: 5-3-2, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.7 assists, 3.3 penalties and 6.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game with a .914 save percentage.
INJURIES: Oilers: Mike Green: out (mcl).