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October 12, 2019
By StatementGames Team

Edmonton Oilers Vs New York Rangers – The Breakdown

Regular Season Records

Edmonton Oilers (4-0)
ATS (2-2)
Away (2-0)
Consensus: 52%

Line 1 = Leon Draisaitl – Connor McDavid – Zack Kassian
Line 2 = Tomas Jurco – Ryan Nugent-Hopkins – James Neal
Line 3 = Jujhar Khaira – Riley Sheahan – Patrick Russell
Line 4 = Joakim Nygard – Gaetan Haas – Markus Granlund

DEF 1 = Darnell Nurse – Ethan Bear
DEF 2 = Oscar Klefbom – Joel Persson
DEF 3 = Kris Russell – Matt Benning

Scratched: Colby Cave, Alex Chiasson, Brandon Manning, Josh Archibald
Injured: Adam Larsson (fractured right fibula)

New York Rangers (2–0)
Home (1-0)
Consensus: 48%

Line 1 = Artemi Panarin – Mika Zibanejad – Pavel Buchnevich
Line 2 = Chris Kreider – Ryan Strome – Kaapo Kakko
Line 3 = Brendan Lemieux – Brett Howden – Jesper Fast
Line 4 Greg McKegg – Lias Anderson – Brendan Smith

DEF 1 = Libor Hajek – Jacob Trouba
DEF 2  Brady Skjei – Adam Fox
DEF Marc Staal – Tony DeAngelo

Scratched: Micheal Haley
Injured: None

Goaltending: Probable – M. Smith (Record 2-0, GAA 3.5, SV% 0.892) Vs Probable H. Lundqvist (Record 1-0, GAA 4.0, SV% 0.915)

TV: 1:00 p.m. ET, RSN – MSG
Puck Line: NYR -1.5 / +200 – EDM +1.5 / -223
Money Line: NYR -122 – EDM +102
O/U: 6.5

EDM Vs NYR – Hot Take

The Edmonton Oilers will try to improve to 5-0-0 for the first time since 1985-86 when they play the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden.  They have won their first four games in a season for the first time since 2008-09, coming from behind in each game.  No team has come from behind to win five straight games to start an NHL season. 

Oilers forward James Neal is on FIRE!  He has scored seven goals through four games, matching his total in 63 games with the Calgary Flames last season.

The New York Rangers haven’t played since defeating the Ottawa Senators 4-1 at Canadian Tire Centre on Oct. 5. They haven’t won three in a row to start a season since 2015-16.  Center Mika Zibanejad (four goals, four assists) is the second player in team history to have eight points in the first two games of a season, joining Rod Gilbert, who had eight assists in the first two games of the 1976-77 season.

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