Edmonton hosts Ottawa after Draisaitl’s 2-goal game
Edmonton, Alberta; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Edmonton hosts the Ottawa Senators after Leon Draisaitl scored two goals in the Oilers’ 3-2 win over the Canucks.
The Oilers are 7-3-2 on their home ice. Edmonton ranks sixth in the NHL shooting 10.6% and averaging 3.1 goals on 28.9 shots per game.
The Senators have gone 4-11-1 away from home. Ottawa averages 9.4 penalty minutes per game, the sixth-most in the league. Mark Borowiecki leads the team serving 31 total minutes.
The matchup Wednesday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.
TOP PERFORMERS: Connor McDavid leads the Oilers with 32 assists and has recorded 51 points this season. Draisaitl has totaled four goals and 12 assists over the last 10 games for Edmonton.
LAST 10 GAMES: Senators: 4-6-0, averaging two goals, 3.1 assists, 2.8 penalties and six penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .911 save percentage.
Oilers: 5-4-1, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.6 assists, 3.9 penalties and 11.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.6 goals per game with a .893 save percentage.
Senators Injuries: None listed.