Edmonton plays Chicago in game 2 of Western Conference qualifying round

Posted8/2/2020 7:00 AM

Chicago Blackhawks (32-30-8, seventh in the Central Division during the regular season) vs. Edmonton Oilers (37-25-9, second in the Pacific Division during the regular season)

Edmonton, Alberta; Monday, 10:30 p.m. EDT



BOTTOM LINE: The Edmonton Oilers face off against the Chicago Blackhawks in game two of the Western Conference qualifying round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Chicago has a 1-0 lead in the series. The teams meet Monday for the fifth time this season.

The Oilers are 20-18-6 against Western Conference opponents. Edmonton leads the Western Conference with 59 power-play goals, led by Leon Draisaitl with 16.

The Blackhawks are 19-20-6 in conference games. Chicago has scored 33 power-play goals, converting on 15.2% of chances.

TOP PERFORMERS: Draisaitl has 110 total points for the Oilers, 43 goals and 67 assists. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has five goals and 10 assists over the last 10 games for Edmonton.

Patrick Kane leads the Blackhawks with 33 goals and has 84 points. Dominik Kubalik has seven goals and six assists over the last 10 games for Chicago.

LAST 10 GAMES: Oilers: 4-4-2, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.7 assists, 2.9 penalties and 5.8 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game with a .916 save percentage.

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Blackhawks: 6-4-0, averaging 3.6 goals, 5.8 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .917 save percentage.

INJURIES: Oilers: None listed.

Blackhawks: None listed.


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

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