The Edmonton Oilers concluded a back to back on Tuesday when visiting the Dallas Stars after playing on the road Monday against the Colorado Avalanche. Edmonton is third in the Pacific Division at 35-23-4 with 74 points and the Oilers are seventh in the Western Conference standings but only two points behind the fourth-place Minnesota Wild. Edmonton has won each of its last five leading up to the first game of its back to back versus Colorado on Monday.
Leon Draisaitl is leading Edmonton in goals scored with 41, while Connor McDavid is the leader in assists with 55 and points with 90. In goal, Mikko Koskinen is 23-9-3 with a goals-against average of 3.04 and save percentage of .904. Edmonton scores an average of 3.37 goals per game and allows an average of 3.16 goals per game. Edmonton’s power play scores 25.3% of the time and its penalty-kill unit a successful 76.3% of the time.
Dallas looks for a second consecutive victory on Tuesday when hosting Edmonton. The Stars are fifth in the Central Division at 34-24-3 with 71 points. Dallas is ninth in the Western Conference standings but just one point behind eighth place Vegas and three points behind seventh place Edmonton. Dallas defeated the Washington Capitals 3-2 in their most recent outing on Sunday. Roope Hintz scored two goals to lead the Stars.
Jason Robertson is the leading goal scorer for Dallas with 30, while Joe Pavelski is the leader in assists with 39 and points with 62. In goal, Jake Oettinger is 21-10-1 with a goals against average of 2.47, save percentage of .918 and one shutout. Dallas scores an average of 2.89 goals per game and allows an average of 2.95 goals per game. The Dallas power play scores 23.4% of the time and its penalty-kill unit is successful 78.2% of the time.