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Edmonton Oilers vs. Anaheim Ducks NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 4/3/2022

The Edmonton Oilers takes on the Anaheim Ducks on 4/3/2022 at 07:05 PM.

Edmonton Oilers and Anaheim Ducks face off today. The Edmonton Oilers has a record of 39.0-25.0 this season. The Anaheim Ducks is 28.0-30.0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Edmonton Oilers Team Defense Preview




They give up 2.5 goals per game in even strength situations. Opponents shoot 0.7 shots per game in power play situations per game against them. Opponents force Edmonton Oilers into 3.1 penalty kill situations per game. They have a penalty kill rate of 77.21%, which is below average.

Opponents take 31.9 shots per game regardless of situation and they are below average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Edmonton Oilers 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 an above average team when they have an advantage. Thus far, they have had 3.0 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 25.98% of their shots on the power play, which makes them a good team with the advantage on the ice.

They take 33.7 shots per game regardless of situation and they are average in their shot quality.

Anaheim Ducks Team Defense Preview

They give up 2.5 goals per game in even strength situations. Opponents shoot 0.5 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this is a sign of strength. Opponents force Anaheim Ducks into 2.8 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 80.71%, which is average.

Opponents take 32.8 shots per game regardless of situation and they are average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Anaheim Ducks Team Offense Preview




They score 2.1 goals per game in even strength situations. They have a below average offense by NHL standards. They score 0.6 goals per game in power play situations and they would be considered below average with an advantage. Thus far, they have had 2.8 power play opportunities per game this season and this would be considered below average, it may improve though. This means that they score on 22.05% of their shots on the power play.

They take 29.6 shots per game regardless of situation. They are not getting enough shot attempts as they would probably like and the shots taken are less likely to find the net than most NHL teams.

The Edmonton Oilers Roster

The Players to Watch for Edmonton Oilers

Darnell Nurse D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 14.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 8 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 23 assists this season. This puts him at 31 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 4.3% 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 20.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 49 goals this season, which is among the best in the NHL and he has 50 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 99 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 20.4% 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 19.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 39 goals this season, which is among the best in the NHL and he has 63 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 102 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 14.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.





The Anaheim Ducks Roster

The Players to Watch for Anaheim Ducks

Cam Fowler D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -7.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 8 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 28 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 36 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 7.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Kevin Shattenkirk D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -6.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 8 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 23 assists this season. This puts him at 31 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 5.6% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Hampus Lindholm D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 5 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 17 assists this season. This puts him at 22 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.

Edmonton Oilers vs. Anaheim Ducks Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Edmonton Oilers 4 Anaheim Ducks 3

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