By The Associated Press
Arizona Coyotes (7-11-4, seventh in the Central Division) vs. Edmonton Oilers (14-11-0, fourth in the Pacific Division)
Edmonton, Alberta; Wednesday, 9:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Arizona Coyotes aim to stop their five-game skid with a win over the Edmonton Oilers.
Edmonton is 14-11-0 overall and 7-7-0 at home. The Oilers have scored 87 total goals (3.5 per game) to rank ninth in NHL play.
Arizona has gone 6-10-3 on the road and 7-11-4 overall. The Coyotes are 2-7-3 in games their opponents serve fewer penalty minutes.
The matchup Wednesday is the fourth time these teams square off this season. The Oilers won 6-1 in the last matchup.
TOP PERFORMERS: Connor McDavid has scored 21 goals with 26 assists for the Oilers. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has three goals and seven assists over the past 10 games.
Lawson Crouse has 10 goals and two assists for the Coyotes. Matias Maccelli has one goal and seven assists over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Oilers: 5-5-0, averaging three goals, 5.4 assists, 3.4 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game.
Coyotes: 1-6-3, averaging 2.4 goals, 3.9 assists, 6.1 penalties and 13.7 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game.
INJURIES: Oilers: Evander Kane: out (wrist), Warren Foegele: out (undisclosed), Oscar Klefbom: out (shoulder), Mike Smith: out (undisclosed), Ryan McLeod: out (undisclosed).
Coyotes: Andrew Ladd: out (undisclosed).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.