GAME NIGHT: Oilers hit the road for a five-game test

Article content EDMONTON OILERS 9-1-0 at DETROIT RED WINGS 6-5-2

Tonight, 5:30 p.m., TV: SportsNet, Radio: 630 CHED

Article content TRAVELLING ROAD SHOW

After a 3-0 home stand that upped their record to 9-1, the Oilers are now facing their toughest test of the season, a nine-day trip against five teams with winning records. Edmonton has been entertaining and explosive in climbing to first place in the Pacific Division, leading the league in goals per game and power play percentage. Now we see how their road game stands up to this gruelling challenge. They need a win in Detroit to get this thing started on the right foot.

POINTS LEADERS

EDMONTON
Leon Draisaitl GP 10 G 10 A 13 Pts 23 +12
Connor McDavid GP 10 G 8 A 14 Pts 22 +5
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins GP 10 G 0 A 14 Pts 14 +5

DETROIT
Tyler Bertuzzi GP 10 G 9 A 6 Pts 15 +10
Lucas Raymond GP 10 G 6 A 8 Pts 14 +4
Moritz Seider GP 13 G 1 A 9 Pts 10 +4

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SPECIAL TEAMS

Edmonton PP: 50.0% (1st) PK: 86.2% (6th)
Detroit PP: 18.2% (22nd) PK: 71.1% (27th)

ABOUT THE WINGS…

The Wings are on a little streak of their own, having won two in a row after losing four straight. They’re coming off a 5-2 decision over the Vegas Golden Knights on the heels of a 4-3 win over Buffalo. The…

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