Oilers host the Canucks for first game of 2022 season
Vancouver Canucks vs. Edmonton Oilers
Edmonton, Alberta; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Oilers -179, Canucks +152; over/under is 6.5
BOTTOM LINE: The Edmonton Oilers host the Vancouver Canucks in the season opener.
Edmonton went 49-27-6 overall and 29-8-1 in division play a season ago. The Oilers scored 285 total goals last season (60 power-play goals and 11 shorthanded goals).
Vancouver had a 40-30-12 record overall and went 13-6-7 in Pacific Division play last season. The Canucks scored 246 total goals last season, with 58 power-play goals and five shorthanded goals.
INJURIES: Oilers: Vincent Desharnais: out (hand), Oscar Klefbom: out (shoulder).
Canucks: Ilya Mikheyev: out (lower-body), Nils Hoglander: out (groin), Tucker Poolman: out (head), Brock Boeser: out (hand).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.