fanduel sportsbook Line: Oilers-216, Kings +179; more / less 6.5 . is
NHL Playoffs First Round: Series 2-2
Bottom line: The Edmonton Oilers hosted the Los Angeles Kings in game five of the first round of the NHL playoffs, drawing the series 2–2. The teams will meet on Sunday for the sixth time this season. Kings had won the previous match 4-0. Karl Grundstrom led the Kings with two goals.
Edmonton is 49–27–6 on aggregate with a 19–5–0 record against the Pacific Division. The Oilers conceded 251 goals, scoring 285 for a +34 scoring difference.
Los Angeles is 10-10-3 against the Pacific Division and 44-27-11 overall. The Kings have gone into the game 23-10-5, they have fewer penalties than their opponent.
Top Performer: Zach Hyman has scored 27 goals with 27 assists for the Oilers. Evander Kane has scored 11 goals and made three assists in the last 10 matches.
Adrian Kempe scored 35 goals and 19 assists for the Kings. Anze Kopitar has scored two goals and five assists in the last 10 matches.
Last 10 games: Oilers: 7-3-0, averaging 4.2 goals, 7.2 assists, 4.8 penalties and 12.8 penalty minutes while dropping 2.5 goals per game.
Kings: 7-2-1, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.8 assists, 5.2 penalties and 14.9 penalty minutes while dropping 2.8 goals per game.
Injuries: Oilers: Oscar Klefbaum: Out (shoulder).
Kings: Victor Arvidsson: Day to Day (Unknown), Drew Doughty: Out for Season (Wrist), Sean Walker: Out for Season (Lower Body).