Edmonton hosts New Jersey on 3-game home skid
Edmonton, Alberta; Friday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Edmonton hosts New Jersey looking to break its three-game home skid.
The Oilers are 5-2-1 on their home ice. Edmonton has converted on 27.1% of power-play opportunities, recording 13 power-play goals.
The Devils have gone 2-4-0 away from home. New Jersey averages 10.6 penalty minutes per game, the fifth-most in the NHL. Kyle Palmieri leads the team serving 23 total minutes.
In their last meeting on Oct. 10, Edmonton won 4-3.
LAST 10 GAMES: Devils: 4-4-2, averaging three goals, 5.1 assists, 4.7 penalties and 11 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game with a .883 save percentage.
Oilers: 4-4-2, averaging 1.9 goals, 3.2 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game with a .923 save percentage.
Oilers Injuries: None listed.
Devils Injuries: Jesper Bratt: day to day (upper body).