Avalanche bring 3-0 lead into game 4 against the Oilers

June 5, 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; Monday, 8 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Avalanche -126, Oilers +105; over/under is 6.5

STANLEY CUP SEMIFINALS: Avalanche lead series 3-0

BOTTOM LINE: The Colorado Avalanche visit the Edmonton Oilers in the third round of the NHL Playoffs with a 3-0 lead in the series. The teams meet Saturday for the sixth time this season. The Avalanche won 4-2 in the last matchup. Valeri Nichushkin led the Avalanche with two goals.

Edmonton is 24-12-1 in home games and 49-27-6 overall. The Oilers have gone 39-7-2 when scoring at least three goals.

Colorado has a 56-19-7 record overall and a 24-10-3 record in road games. The Avalanche are first in NHL play with 67 power-play goals.

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

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Nathan MacKinnon has 32 goals and 56 assists for the Avalanche. Cale Makar has two goals and eight assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Oilers: 6-4-0, averaging 3.9 goals, 6.6 assists, five penalties and 11.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game.

Avalanche: 8-1-1, averaging 4.3 goals, 6.7 assists, 2.4 penalties and 4.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 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.