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GAME THREAD: Edmonton Oilers @ Chicago Blackhawks

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Oilers can tie Golden Knights atop Pacific with a victory in Chicago tonight.

NHL: Edmonton Oilers at Dallas Stars Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Edmonton Oilers (36-23-7) 2nd, Pacific vs

Chicago Blackhawks (30-28-8) 7th, Central

05 March 2020

United Center

6:30 PM MST

TV: Sportsnet

Radio: 630 CHED

Oilers look to finish a perfect 3/3 on their roadie and catch the Golden Knights atop the Pacific in the process.

THREE THINGS TO LOOK FOR

  • We’re so close to seeing Oscar Klefbom return to the lineup. Klefbom was a ‘maybe’ for today, but he was held out earlier today. Can the Oilers make it one more game without their best defenceman?
  • Mike Smith took a stinger to his blocker hand during practice, but it was determined that he could start tonight. Can the Oilers get another 60 minutes from him?
  • There’s only two things to look for tonight. The third comes after the game when the Oiler have tied the Golden Knights in the standings. That’s how this is supposed to work, right?