McDavid and Edmonton take on Ottawa
Edmonton, Alberta; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Connor McDavid leads Edmonton into a matchup against Ottawa. He’s first in the league with 51 points, scoring 19 goals and recording 32 assists.
The Oilers have gone 7-3-2 in home games. Edmonton is sixth in the league shooting 10.6% and averaging 3.1 goals on 28.9 shots per game.
The Senators have gone 4-10-1 away from home. Ottawa averages 9.6 penalty minutes per game, the sixth-most in the NHL. Mark Borowiecki leads the team serving 31 total minutes.
The teams face off Wednesday for the first time this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Zack Kassian leads the Oilers with a plus-nine in 28 games played this season. McDavid has collected 21 points over the last 10 games for Edmonton.
LAST 10 GAMES: Senators: 5-5-0, averaging 2.2 goals, 3.2 assists, 2.9 penalties and 6.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game with a .920 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.