Colorado visits Edmonton with 2-0 series lead

June 3, 2022 GMT

Colorado Avalanche (56-19-7, first in the Central Division) vs. Edmonton Oilers (49-27-6, second in the Pacific Division)

Edmonton, Alberta; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Avalanche -126, Oilers +105; over/under is 7

STANLEY CUP SEMIFINALS: Avalanche lead series 2-0

BOTTOM LINE: The Colorado Avalanche visit the Edmonton Oilers in the third round of the NHL Playoffs with a 2-0 lead in the series. The teams meet Thursday for the sixth time this season. The Avalanche won 4-0 in the previous matchup.

Edmonton is 49-27-6 overall and 24-12-1 in home games. The Oilers have a 16-7-2 record when they commit fewer penalties than their opponent.

Colorado has gone 24-10-3 in road games and 56-19-7 overall. The Avalanche have scored 308 total goals (3.8 per game) to rank fourth in NHL play.

TOP PERFORMERS: Connor McDavid has 44 goals and 79 assists for the Oilers. Evander Kane has scored eight goals with three assists over the last 10 games.

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Nathan MacKinnon has 32 goals and 56 assists for the Avalanche. Gabriel Landeskog has six goals and six assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Oilers: 6-3-1, averaging 4.1 goals, 6.8 assists, five penalties and 10.2 penalty minutes while giving up 3.7 goals per game.

Avalanche: 8-1-1, averaging 4.6 goals, 7.4 assists, 2.5 penalties and five penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.

INJURIES: Oilers: Oscar Klefbom: out (shoulder).

Avalanche: Ryan Murray: out (hand/wrist), Samuel Girard: out for season (sternum).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.