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On Sunday in hockey action, it's the Edmonton Oilers versus the Ottawa Senators. In their latest game, the Edmonton Oilers won 2-1 over the New Jersey Devils. Matt Benning scored in the third period. Mark Letestu scored once for the Edmonton Oilers. Andrej Sekera had an assist. The Ottawa Senators are playing in a back-to-back in this one. The Edmonton Oilers are going to rely on all four lines tonight with this being a back-to-back.
Mike Condon should start in net for this game. He allowed 1 goals on 20 shots during his latest appearance. Mike Condon was fantastic when playing at home last season with a 0.932 SV% over 5 appearances.
Jonas Gustavsson should start in net for this game. He was not good in his most recent game, posting a 0.806 save percentage. Gustavsson has been unremarkable over his last 5 games, posting a 0.908 save percentage.
Over 37 games this season, the Ottawa Senators rank as one of the worst puck possessing teams in the league. The Ottawa Senators are 11-5-4 when playing at home this season. The Edmonton Oilers have gone 11-6-5 on the road. The Ottawa Senators have gone 3-3 when playing Western-Pacific opponents this season. The Edmonton Oilers have gone 6-6 when playing Eastern-Atlantic opponents this season. The Ottawa Senators have gone 7-8 against teams with a record above .500. The Ottawa Senators are 7-8 when playing a team with a winning record.
Goals should be at a premium in this tilt. The under will certain pepper the opposition with shots in this one.
Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
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