June 16, 2024

GAME THREAD: Edmonton Oilers vs. Seattle Kraken - The Copper & BlueThe 16-game winning streak of the Edmonton Oilers is about to commence. it is tied with the Columbus Blue Jackets for the second-longest tenure ever. Tuesday night’s victory over the Vegas Golden Knights would match the 17-game winning streak set by the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1992–93, an NHL record.

The Oilers are playing for everything. The Oilers ought to win this game by all accounts. The Oilers are in good health and have won 24 of their last 27 games. Jack Eichel and Shea Theodore will be sidelined for the Golden Knights, who lead the NHL in man-games lost due to injuries.

The Oilers’ position in NHL history is cemented with a victory. The Oilers are reminded by a Golden Knights victory that they might not be prepared.

The Golden Knights’ pregame address needs to be delivered by Lil Jon tonight. “Pictures, shots, shots, shots.” A Golden Knights triumph is mapped out in shots, shots, and more shots.

The Golden Knights’ attempt to get a lot of shots has one drawback. When it comes to shots allowed, the Oilers are ranked second overall.

William Karlsson is scheduled to play against the Oilers tonight in his comeback. Karlsson played a key role in Connor McDavid’s scoring being restricted in the 2023 Western Conference Semi-Final. In his first two games back after his injury, Adin Hill won two. Hill has the best GAA (1.94) and SV% (.936) in the NHL.

Ivan Barbashev, Nicolas Roy, and Jonathan Marchessault make up a hot new line. Over his last seven games, Marchessault has scored 11 points. In his last six games, Roy has scored 10 points. Barbashev’s past six games have seen him score 11 points.

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