Edmonton Oilers (26-18-3, fourth in the Pacific Division) vs. Vancouver Canucks (18-23-3, sixth in the Pacific Division)
Vancouver, British Columbia; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST
: Oilers -172, Canucks +145; over/under is 7
BOTTOM LINE: The Edmonton Oilers visit the Vancouver Canucks after Zach Hyman’s two-goal game against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Oilers’ 5-3 win.
Vancouver has gone 18-23-3 overall with a 10-3-0 record in Pacific Division play. The Canucks have an 18-7-3 record when scoring at least three goals.
Edmonton has gone 26-18-3 overall with a 9-6-0 record against the Pacific Division. The Oilers are first in NHL play with 174 total goals (averaging 3.7 per game).
The teams meet Saturday for the third time this season. The Oilers won the last meeting 5-3. Hyman scored two goals in the victory.
TOP PERFORMERS: Quinn Hughes has four goals and 36 assists for the Canucks. J.T. Miller has scored four goals with six assists over the last 10 games.
Hyman has scored 23 goals with 29 assists for the Oilers. Connor McDavid has seven goals and seven assists over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Canucks: 2-8-0, averaging 2.9 goals, 5.5 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.5 penalty minutes while giving up 4.2 goals per game.
Oilers: 6-3-1, averaging 3.9 goals, six assists, 4.5 penalties and 11.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.
INJURIES: Canucks: Thatcher Demko: out (lower-body), Travis Dermott: day to day (undisclosed), Tanner Pearson: out for season (hand), Tucker Poolman: out (undisclosed).
Oilers: Mattias Janmark: day to day (illness), Ryan Murray: out (back), Oscar Klefbom: out (shoulder), Mike Smith: out (undisclosed), Kailer Yamamoto: out (undisclosed).
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