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Edmonton vs. Montreal 2/11/2021 NHL Picks, Prediction, and Preview

The Oilers takes on the Canadiens on 2/11/2021 at 7:00PM.

Edmonton and Montreal face off in an regular season game. The Oilers has a record of 8-7 this season. The Canadiens is 8-2 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Edmonton Team Defense Preview





They give up 2.5 goals per game in even strength situations. Opponents shoot 0.8 shots per game in power play situations per game against them. Opponents force Edmonton into 3.2 penalty kill situations per game and they have kept penalties down relative to the rest of the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 75.0%, which is below average.

Opponents take 32.5 shots per game regardless of situation and they are below average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Edmonton Team Offense Preview

They score 2.5 goals per game in even strength situations. This is an average NHL offense. They score 0.9 goals per game in power play situations. They are average in power play situations, nothing special here. Thus far, they have had 3.6 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 24.07% of their shots on the power play.

They take 30.7 shots per game regardless of situation and they are average in their shot quality.

Montreal Team Defense Preview

They give up 1.5 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them among the best in the NHL. Opponents shoot 0.9 shots per game in power play situations per game against them. Opponents force Montreal into 4.5 penalty kill situations per game, which means they may be too aggressive or wrongfully aggressive. They have a penalty kill rate of 79.63%, which is average.

Opponents take 29.0 shots per game regardless of situation. They are doing an above average job denying shot attempts in volume and they are average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Montreal Team Offense Preview





They score 2.6 goals per game in even strength situations. This is an average NHL offense. They score 0.8 goals per game in power play situations. They are average in power play situations, nothing special here. Thus far, they have had 3.8 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 22.22% of their shots on the power play.

They take 34.5 shots per game regardless of situation, they are getting their share of shot attempts and they are average in their shot quality.

The Edmonton Roster

The Players to Watch for Edmonton

Darnell Nurse D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 8.0 this season, his team is better with him on the ice. He has scored 5 goals this season, he is a scoring threat and he has 6 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 11 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 12.5% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Connor McDavid C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 9 goals this season, which is among the best in the NHL and he has 18 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 27 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 16.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Leon Draisaitl C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 11.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 8 goals this season, which is among the best in the NHL and he has 17 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 25 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 18.6% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 5 goals this season, he is a scoring threat and he has 6 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 11 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 10.2% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Tyson Barrie D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -4.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 9 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 11 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 4.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Adam Larsson D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -2.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 4 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 13.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Kailer Yamamoto RW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 4.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is a scoring threat and he has 4 assists this season. This puts him at 8 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 19.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jesse Puljujarvi RW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -6.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 3 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 5 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 8.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Dominik Kahun C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 3.0 this season. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 3 assists this season. This puts him at 5 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 8.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Kyle Turris C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -9.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 3 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 6.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Josh Archibald RW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 3 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 4 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 17.6% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Ethan Bear D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 5.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 2 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Slater Koekkoek D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -5.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 1 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 9.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Zack Kassian RW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -3.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 3 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 8.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Kris Russell D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -4.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 1 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

James Neal LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -3.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 3 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 10.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Caleb Jones D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 1 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Alex Chiasson RW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -3.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 1 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

William Lagesson D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 2.0 this season. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 2 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Devin Shore C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 2 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 25.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Tyler Ennis C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 2 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 20.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jujhar Khaira LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 2.0 this season. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 3 assists this season. This puts him at 4 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 20.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Evan Bouchard D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 2 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 8.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Joakim Nygard F

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 0 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Gaetan Haas F

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 0 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes nan% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Patrick Russell RW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 1 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

The Montreal Roster

The Players to Watch for Montreal

Shea Weber D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 3.0 this season. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 5 assists this season. This puts him at 7 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 10.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Ben Chiarot D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 3.0 this season. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 3 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 3.6% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jeff Petry D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 14.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 6 goals this season, which is makes him a strong scoring threat and he has 8 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 14 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the division. He makes 18.8% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Nick Suzuki C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 6.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 3 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 9 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 12 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 13.6% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Joel Edmundson D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 14.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 3 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 8.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Alexander Romanov D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 3.0 this season. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 2 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 4.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Tyler Toffoli C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 8.0 this season, his team is better with him on the ice. He has scored 9 goals this season, which is among the best in the NHL and he has 4 assists this season. This puts him at 13 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the division. He makes 21.4% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Phillip Danault C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 3.0 this season. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 5 assists this season. This puts him at 5 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jonathan Drouin LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 7.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 9 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 10 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 7.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Tomas Tatar LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 3 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 4 assists this season. This puts him at 7 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 15.8% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Brendan Gallagher RW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 1.0 this season. He has scored 5 goals this season, he is a scoring threat and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 7 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 10.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Josh Anderson RW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 6.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 8 goals this season, which is among the best in the NHL and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 10 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 21.6% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jesperi Kotkaniemi C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 6.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 6 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 7 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 4.2% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Artturi Lehkonen LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 2.0 this season. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 4 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 9.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jake Evans C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 1.0 this season. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 2 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 11.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Paul Byron LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 2.0 this season. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 3 assists this season. This puts him at 3 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Brett Kulak D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 4.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 3 assists this season. This puts him at 3 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Corey Perry RW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 2.0 this season. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 3 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 9.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Joel Armia RW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 6.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 3 assists this season. This puts him at 5 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 28.6% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Victor Mete D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -2.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 0 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes nan% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Edmonton vs. Montreal Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Edmonton 2 Montreal 3

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