Oilers host the Lightning following overtime win

March 11, 2022 GMT

Tampa Bay Lightning (37-14-6, second in the Atlantic) vs. Edmonton Oilers (31-23-4, fourth in the Pacific)

Edmonton, Alberta; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Edmonton hosts the Tampa Bay Lightning after the Oilers took down Washington 4-3 in overtime.

The Oilers are 15-12-0 at home. Edmonton ranks fifth in the Western Conference recording 8.8 points per game, averaging 3.2 goals and 5.6 assists.

The Lightning are 18-9-2 on the road. Tampa Bay is fourth in the Eastern Conference averaging 5.8 assists per game, led by Nikita Kucherov with 0.9.

In their last meeting on Feb. 23, Tampa Bay won 5-3.

TOP PERFORMERS: Connor McDavid has 81 total points for the Oilers, 30 goals and 51 assists. Leon Draisaitl has 11 points over the last 10 games for Edmonton.

Victor Hedman leads the Lightning with 43 total assists and has 57 points. Kucherov has eight assists over the last 10 games for Tampa Bay.


LAST 10 GAMES: Oilers: 4-5-1, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.5 assists, 4.3 penalties and 10.2 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game with an .895 save percentage.

Lightning: 7-3-0, averaging 3.8 goals, 6.2 assists, 4.7 penalties and 12.1 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game with an .893 save percentage.

INJURIES: Oilers: None listed.

Lightning: None listed.


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