Nashville takes on Draisaitl and the Oilers
Edmonton, Alberta; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Leon Draisaitl and Edmonton square off against Nashville. Draisaitl is first in the league with 83 points, scoring 29 goals and totaling 54 assists.
The Oilers are 14-14-4 against Western Conference opponents. Edmonton ranks sixth in the league shooting 10.6% and averaging 3.2 goals on 29.8 shots per game.
The Predators are 15-12-4 in Western Conference play. Nashville has given up 42 power-play goals, killing 74.9% of opponent chances.
In their last matchup on Jan. 14, Edmonton won 4-2. Draisaitl recorded a team-high 3 points for the Oilers.
TOP PERFORMERS: Connor McDavid leads the Oilers with 30 goals, adding 50 assists and recording 80 points. Draisaitl has scored five goals over the last 10 games for Edmonton.
LAST 10 GAMES: Predators: 6-4-0, averaging 2.4 goals, four assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.2 penalty minutes while allowing 2.6 goals per game with a .920 save percentage.
Oilers: 6-3-1, averaging 4.2 goals, 6.6 assists, 4.1 penalties and 12.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game with a .900 save percentage.
INJURIES: Oilers: James Neal: day to day (foot).
Predators: None listed.