Oilers visit the Blues after Draisaitl’s 2-goal game

Edmonton Oilers (10-3-0, first in the Pacific) vs. St. Louis Blues (8-3-2, first in the Central)

St. Louis; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blues -115, Oilers -105; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: Edmonton visits the St. Louis Blues after Leon Draisaitl scored two goals in the Oilers’ 3-2 loss to the Sabres.

The Blues are 8-2-2 in Western Conference games. St. Louis is the top team in the Western Conference with 6.3 assists per game, led by Robert Thomas averaging 0.8.

The Oilers are 8-0-0 against conference opponents. Edmonton leads the Western Conference shooting 12.4% and averaging 4.1 goals on 32.8 shots per game.

The matchup Sunday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.

TOP PERFORMERS: Vladimir Tarasenko leads the Blues with six goals, adding seven assists and totaling 13 points. Thomas has 9 points over the last 10 games for St. Louis.

Draisaitl leads the Oilers with 28 points, scoring 14 goals and adding 14 assists. Connor McDavid has five goals and 12 assists over the last 10 games for Edmonton.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blues: 5-3-2, averaging 2.9 goals, 5.5 assists, 3.5 penalties and 10.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game with a .924 save percentage.

Oilers: 7-3-0, averaging four goals, 6.6 assists, 2.9 penalties and 6.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .912 save percentage.

INJURIES: Blues: Torey Krug: day to day (health protocols), Brayden Schenn: day to day (upper body).

Oilers: Zack Kassian: day to day (lower-body).


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


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