OILERS (32-32-7) at GOLDEN KNIGHTS (39-27-5)
10 p.m. ET; NBCSN, SNW, NHL.TV
The Vegas Golden Knights will probably be with out goalie Marc-Andre Fleury for his or her recreation towards the Edmonton Oilers at T-Cell Enviornment on Sunday.
Fleury is everyday with a lower-body harm, so Malcolm Subban will begin for the Golden Knights, who lead the Arizona Coyotes by 5 factors for third place within the Pacific Division and have received seven of their previous eight video games (7-1-0) after dropping six of their earlier seven (1-5-1).
The Oilers are enjoying the second recreation of a again to again after 3-2 win towards the Coyotes at Gila River Enviornment on Saturday. Edmonton has received six of its previous eight (6-0-2) and trails Arizona by seven factors for the second wild card into the Stanley Cup Playoffs from the Western Convention.
Gamers to look at
Oilers captain Connor McDavid has 21 factors (5 targets, 16 assists) throughout a private 11-game level streak. He has 16 factors (three targets, 13 assists) in a seven-game multipoint streak that is tied for the longest this season with Toronto Maple Leafs middle Auston Matthews and Tampa Bay Lightning ahead Nikita Kucherov.
Golden Knights ahead Mark Stone has six factors (two targets, 4 assists) in his previous six video games.
They mentioned it
“To make it important, we now have to win two of three on this street journey. We’re simply attempting to take it one recreation at a time.” — Oilers coach Ken Hitchcock
“He is an excellent participant. You have to take note of him and know the place he’s on the ice. You have to bear in mind.” — Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant on Connor McDavid
Oilers projected lineup
Milan Lucic — Connor McDavid — Zack Kassian
Tobias Rieder — Leon Draisaitl — Alex Chiasson
Jujhar Khaira — Ryan Nugent-Hopkins — Sam Gagner
Joseph Gambardella — Colby Cave — Josh Currie
Oscar Klefbom — Adam Larsson
Darnell Nurse — Kris Russell
Andrej Sekera — Matt Benning
Scratched: Ty Rattie, Kevin Gravel, Alexander Petrovic, Brad Malone, Kyle Brodziak
Injured: Jesse Puljujarvi (decrease physique)
Golden Knights projected lineup
Jonathan Marchessault — William Karlsson — Reilly Smith
Max Pacioretty — Paul Stastny — Mark Stone
Brandon Pirri — Cody Eakin — Alex Tuch
Ryan Carpenter — Pierre-Edouard Bellemare — Ryan Reaves
Nate Schmidt — Deryk Engelland
Brayden McNabb — Shea Theodore
Jon Merrill — Colin Miller
Scratched: Tomas Nosek, Valentin Zykov, Nick Holden
Injured: Marc-Andre Fleury (decrease physique), Erik Haula (decrease physique), William Provider (higher physique)
Lagace was recalled from Chicago of the American Hockey League on an emergency foundation. … Edmonton has not dedicated to a beginning goalie.
Draisaitl has 36 factors (19 targets, 17 assists) in his previous 26 video games. … Stastny has 10 factors (two targets, eight assists) in his previous 9 video games.