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On Saturday in hockey action, it's the Edmonton Oilers versus the Vancouver Canucks. The Edmonton Oilers are coming off a 4-2 win over the San Jose Sharks on Thursday. Connor McDavid had a very offensively productive game with 1 goals and 1 assists. Connor McDavid is in the top five in points for his team this year. Milan Lucic had a hat trick, scoring three goals. Milan Lucic has been solid this year with 48 total points. Oscar Klefbom couldn't do much better than dish out 4 helpers for his team. Oscar Klefbom piled up the assists with 4 of them. The Vancouver Canucks last played on Thursday.
Ryan Miller is expected to get the call here. His team gave him a light workload in his last game, allowing 4 goals on 22 shots. In Ryan Miller's last 3 appearances, he has posted a 0.886 save percentage.
Cam Talbot will man the pipes for the Edmonton Oilers in this one. In his latest game, he was bad, allowing 2 goals. Talbot has been not good over his last 10 games, posting a 0.888 save percentage.
The Vancouver Canucks have been moderate at home, posting a 18-16-6 record. The Edmonton Oilers have been pedestrian when playing on the road with a 21-14-5 record. The Vancouver Canucks have gone 11-16 when playing Western-Pacific opponents this season. The Edmonton Oilers have gone 18-9 when playing Western-Pacific opponents this season. The Vancouver Canucks are 7-26 when taking on a team with a winning record .
Vancouver Canucks should have enough firepower to come away with a victory.
Game Time: 10:05 PM ET
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