McDavid and the Oilers visit the Canadiens
Montreal; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Connor McDavid leads Edmonton into a matchup against Montreal. He leads the league with 69 points, scoring 24 goals and recording 45 assists.
The Canadiens are 8-10-4 at home. Montreal has converted on 21.7% of power-play opportunities, recording 26 power-play goals.
The Oilers are 13-9-2 in road games. Edmonton has converted on 29.2% of power-play opportunities, scoring 40 power-play goals.
In their last meeting on Dec. 21, Edmonton won 4-3.
LAST 10 GAMES: Oilers: 5-4-1, averaging 3.1 goals, five assists, three penalties and 6.6 penalty minutes while allowing 3.1 goals per game with a .903 save percentage.
Canadiens: 2-7-1, averaging 3.1 goals, 4.5 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game with a .886 save percentage.
INJURIES: Canadiens: None listed.
Oilers: None listed.