Edmonton takes on Huberdeau and the Panthers
Edmonton Oilers (28-20-3, fourth in the Pacific) vs. Florida Panthers (35-12-5, first in the Atlantic)
Sunrise, Florida; Saturday, 12:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Jonathan Huberdeau leads Florida into a matchup against Edmonton. He leads the NHL with 74 points, scoring 18 goals and totaling 56 assists.
The Panthers are 23-5-0 at home. Florida leads the Eastern Conference with seven shorthanded goals, led by Aleksander Barkov with four.
The Oilers are 14-9-3 in road games. Edmonton is 13th in the Western Conference with 33.7 shots per game and is averaging 3.3 goals.
In their last meeting on Jan. 20, Florida won 6-0. Barkov scored two goals for the Panthers.
TOP PERFORMERS: Barkov leads the Panthers with 23 goals and has 47 points. Mason Marchment has nine goals and eight assists over the last 10 games for Florida.
Leon Draisaitl has 73 total points while scoring 35 goals and totaling 38 assists for the Oilers. Connor McDavid has six goals and eight assists over the last 10 games for Edmonton.
LAST 10 GAMES: Panthers: 7-3-0, averaging 4.5 goals, 7.4 assists, 3.9 penalties and 8.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game with an .890 save percentage.
Oilers: 6-4-0, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.3 assists, 4.2 penalties and 9.2 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game with an .890 save percentage.
INJURIES: Panthers: Jonas Johansson: out (covid-19), Markus Nutivaara: out (undisclosed).
Oilers: None listed.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.