Jets take on the Oilers following Scheifele's hat trick

Winnipeg Jets (22-13-1, second in the Central Division) vs. Edmonton Oilers (19-15-2, third in the Pacific Division)

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

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Oilers -136, Jets +115; over/under is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Winnipeg Jets visit the Edmonton Oilers after Mark Scheifele recorded a hat trick in the Jets' 4-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks.

Edmonton has gone 9-9-1 in home games and 19-15-2 overall. The Oilers have scored 43 power-play goals, which leads the Western Conference.

Winnipeg has a 22-13-1 record overall and a 9-7-1 record on the road. The Jets have a +22 scoring differential, with 116 total goals scored and 94 given up.

The teams meet Saturday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Connor McDavid has scored 31 goals with 36 assists for the Oilers. Leon Draisaitl has three goals and 10 assists over the last 10 games.

Josh Morrissey has six goals and 35 assists for the Jets. Scheifele has scored eight goals over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Oilers: 5-3-2, averaging 3.8 goals, 6.9 assists, 3.6 penalties and 7.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game.

Jets: 4-6-0, averaging 2.9 goals, 5.2 assists, 3.2 penalties and 7.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game.

INJURIES: Oilers: Evander Kane: out (wrist), Warren Foegele: out (undisclosed), Oscar Klefbom: out (shoulder), Mike Smith: out (undisclosed), Philip Broberg: out (ankle).

Jets: Blake Wheeler: out (groin), Nate Schmidt: out (upper body), Cole Perfetti: out (upper body), Nikolaj Ehlers: out (sports hernia), Saku Maenalanen: out (upper-body), Josh Morrissey: day to day (lower body), Mason Appleton: out (wrist), Logan Stanley: out (lower-body).


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

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