Draisaitl, Oilers to host the Sabres
Edmonton, Alberta; Sunday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Leon Draisaitl leads Edmonton into a matchup with Buffalo. He leads the league with 53 points, scoring 19 goals and totaling 34 assists.
The Oilers have gone 8-4-2 in home games. Edmonton is sixth in the NHL shooting 10.5% and averaging 3.0 goals on 28.5 shots per game.
The Sabres are 5-8-3 on the road. Buffalo has given up 24 power-play goals, killing 73.6% of opponent chances.
The teams square off Sunday for the first time this season.
LAST 10 GAMES: Sabres: 3-4-3, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.5 assists, 3.6 penalties and 7.5 penalty minutes while allowing 3.3 goals per game with a .900 save percentage.
Oilers: 5-4-1, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.6 assists, 3.2 penalties and 8.3 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game with a .900 save percentage.
Sabres Injuries: None listed.