The Edmonton Oilers face the Anaheim Ducks in Pacific Division action on Wednesday in Anaheim, California. The Ducks are aiming to make up some ground in the division, as they currently sit in eighth place with a 12-25-4 record. The Oilers, on the other hand, are just three points behind the fourth-place team in the Pacific Division, with a 21-17-3 record.
The Ducks are second in the league with 196 total penalties (averaging 4.8 per game). Mason McTavish has been leading the way for Anaheim all season, with nine goals and 17 assists. Adam Henrique has been hot over the past 10 games, with three goals and two assists.
For Edmonton, all eyes are on Connor McDavid who has 33 goals and 43 assists this season so far. Zach Hyman has been proving to be a great asset to the team, snagging six goals and four assists over the last 10 games.
The last time these teams faced off the Ducks took home the win with a score of 4-3, giving Anaheim the upper hand coming into Wednesday’s matchup. Despite injuries that have hampered players on both sides, the Oilers and Ducks are looking to put up a hard fight and make a comeback in the Pacific Division.