Florida Panthers vs. Edmonton Oilers: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 13, 2024

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Jun 13, 2024 9:10 AM
The Florida Panthers, leading the series 2-0, travel to Rogers Place to take on the Edmonton Oilers in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 8:00 PM. With their strong regular season performance earning them the top spot in the Atlantic Division, the Panthers look to extend their series lead against the second-seeded Oilers from the Pacific Division. Expect an intense matchup as both teams battle for Stanley Cup glory.
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Panthers vs Oilers statistics

Stat Panthers Oilers
Goals For per Game 3.23 3.56
Goals Against per Game 2.42 2.88
Shots per Game 33.7 33.8
Shots Against per Game 27.8 28.1
Power Play Goals 63 64
Power Play Goals Against 51 53
Short Handed Goals 8 7
Short Handed Goals Against 0 0
Penalty Minutes 1106 780
Power Play Percentage 23.5 26.3
Penalty Kill Percentage 82.5 79.5

Edmonton Oilers recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/10/24 @ Florida Panthers L 4-1
6/8/24 @ Florida Panthers L 3-0
6/2/24 vs Dallas Stars W 2-1
5/31/24 @ Dallas Stars W 3-1
5/29/24 vs Dallas Stars W 5-2

Florida Panthers recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/10/24 vs Edmonton Oilers W 4-1
6/8/24 vs Edmonton Oilers W 3-0
6/1/24 vs New York Rangers W 2-1
5/30/24 @ New York Rangers W 3-2
5/28/24 vs New York Rangers W 3-2 OT

Panthers vs Oilers predictions

Heading into game three of the Stanley Cup Final at Rogers Place, the Florida Panthers roll in with a complete sense of swagger, riding high with a 2-0 series lead. One player to keep a close eye on is Sam Reinhart. Having netted an impressive 57 goals this season, Reinhart has been nothing short of phenomenal for Florida, seamlessly delivering crucial performances when it matters most. Equally pivotal for the Panthers is Matthew Tkachuk, whose ability to set up plays, evidenced by his 62 assists, could play a crucial role, especially with his current day-to-day injury status. If Tkachuk is healthy enough to hit the ice, expect him to be a catalyst in creating opportunities.

On the flip side, the Edmonton Oilers aren't in a mood to be brushed aside, especially not on their home ice. Despite the pressure, Connor McDavid, the centerpiece of the Oilers' attack, looks to turn the tables. With a staggering 132 points this season and currently day-to-day due to an injury, his potential presence in the lineup gives the Oilers a phenomenal boost. Another key player, Zach Hyman, with 54 goals to his credit, also carries an integral load for the Oilers. His knack for finding the back of the net will be crucial as Edmonton seeks to claw back into this series.

Given the stakes and the explosive potential both lineups carry, predicting a winner here leans slightly toward the Edmonton Oilers. They have the home-ice advantage and a fiercely competitive spirit, not to mention the desperation to avoid a daunting 0-3 deficit. Edmonton's need to assert dominance in this pivotal game may just be the push they need to outpace the Panthers, tipping the scales in their favor for this confrontation. What do you think, can the Oilers turn the heat up and melt the Panthers' icy grip on the series lead?

Edmonton Oilers injuries

  • Darnell Nurse (D): Day-To-Day
  • Sam Carrick (C): Day-To-Day
  • Troy Stecher (D): Out
  • Adam Henrique (C): Day-To-Day
  • Leon Draisaitl (C): Day-To-Day

Florida Panthers injuries

  • Aleksander Barkov (C): Day-To-Day
  • Sam Bennett (C): Day-To-Day
  • Ryan Lomberg (LW): Day-To-Day
  • Aaron Ekblad (D): Day-To-Day
  • Oliver Ekman-Larsson (D): Day-To-Day

Panthers vs Oilers game info

Venue Rogers Place
Location Edmonton, AB
Puck drop Thu 8:00 PM

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