The Oilers need 11 more points in the next 8 games, preferably against Dallas, Detroit, Nashville, and Minnesota. The first step is getting two points at Dallas and making sure it's only a two point game.
Kari Lehtonen back from injury just in time for the matchup with the Oilers and will debut ex-Oiler Erik Cole in the lineup on the third line with Reilly Smith and Cody Eakin. Cole gives the Stars some serious depth at right wing and could create matchup problems when out against Lennart Petrell or Nail Yakupov.Report: The Stars get
Expected Line Combinations
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins - Jordan Eberle-
Chris VandeVelde --
Justin Schultz -
Scratches: Magnus Paajarvi, Theo Peckham, Ryan Whitney
By The Numbers
- Edmonton still has the best special teams in the league with an STE of 110.4
- Jamie Benn kills Oilers, blah blah blah.
- Yann Danis has a career .667 save percentage vs. Dallas in 20 minutes of play.