Oilers vs Ducks Live: The Oilers have missed the playoffs 12 of the last 13 seasons, but this year has started successfully under new GM Ken Holland and new head coach Dave Tippett. The Oilers are second in the NHL to the Bruins on the PP, with almost a goal a game (14 in 18) while the Ducks are horrendous with the man advantage with just four PP goals.
|Game Date||November 10|
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Florida had their chances but they struggled to put the puck in the net with any regularity against the Islanders. The Panthers entered Saturday night tied for fourth in the Atlantic Division, one point behind the Sabres for the final guaranteed playoff spot in the Atlantic Division race. Florida is 5h in the league in scoring as they average 3.60 goals per contest this season. The Panthers have had their issues defensively, ranking 25th by allowing 3.53 goals per contest. Florida in tied for 9th in power play success as they convert 21.7 percent of their chances with the man advantage this season. The Panthers are 8th in penalty killing as they successfully navigate 85 percent of their shorthanded situations on the year.
The Panthers couldn’t get things going offensively and it ended up costing them two points in a low-scoring affair against the Islanders. Florida owned a 14-7 edge in shots on goal in the opening period but found themselves down a goal after 20 minutes, 1-0. In the second period, the Panthers were outshot by a 19-8 margin but neither team scored, leaving Florida down 1-0 after two periods of play. The final period saw the Panthers with a 16-10 edge in shots on goal with both teams scoring once, leaving them down a goal at the final horn. Aleksander Barkov tied the game with his fourth of the season, on the power play at 6:12, off assists from Jonathan Huberdeau and Keith Yandle. The tie was short-lived as the Islanders went ahead 38 seconds later and Florida was unable to get the equalizer again. Sergei Bobrovsky made 34 saves in the loss for the Panthers, who owned a 38-36 edge in shots in the game. The plan is to go with Samuel Montembeault in net in this one.
New York won their second straight and their fourth in the last five games as they took care of business against Carolina in the second game of a back to back Thursday night on the road. The Rangers entered Saturday night sixth in the Metropolitan Division, four points behind the Penguins for the final guaranteed playoff spot. New York is tied for 9th in the league with 3.29 goals per contest. The Rangers are 22nd in goals against as they allow 3.21 goals per game. New York is 8th in the league in power play percentage as they convert 22 percent of their chances with the man advantage. The Rangers are 15th in penalty killing as they successfully navigate 81.1 percent of their shorthanded situations.
In their last game, the Rangers put together a solid showing as they took care of business against the Hurricanes on the road. New York was outshot 22-6 in the opening period against Carolina but took a 1-0 lead to the dressing room after 20 minutes. Artemi Panarin opened the scoring with his sixth of the year at 19:32 off assists from Ryan Strome and Jesper Fast. The second period saw New York outshot 12-8 in the stanzas with both teams scoring once, leaving the Rangers’ one-goal lead intact. After Carolina tied the game, Brendan Lemieux scored his first of the year on the power play at 18:04 off assists from Tony DeAngelo and Pavel Buchnevich to give New York the lead again. The final period of the game saw the Rangers outshot 13-5 but they outscored Carolina 2-1 to put the game away. Filip Chityl scored his third of the year at 1:15 off an assist from Buchnevich to make it 3-1. After Carolina made it a one-goal game, Adam Fox hit the empty net with his second of the year at 18:35 off an assist from Panarin to seal the win. Henrik Lundqvist made 45 saves for the Rangers in the win despite the team being outshot 47-19. He is expected to get the call in net here.
This one is going to be an interesting clash. Florida is playing their second game of a back to back after being shut down by the Islanders Saturday in their last contest. The Panthers now have to turn around and take the ice against the Rangers less than 24 hours after the final horn sounded in the defeat against the Islanders. New York comes in with back to back wins and four victories in their last five games. The Rangers are at home, where they have been a .500 team, but they have the rest factor and a hot goaltender on their side. New York prevails in the Big Apple to maintain their recent momentum.