Florida Panthers vs. Edmonton Oilers: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 21, 2024

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Jun 21, 2024 9:10 AM
On Friday, June 21, 2024, at 8:00 PM, the Florida Panthers look to secure their first Stanley Cup title as they take on the Edmonton Oilers in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final at Rogers Place. With a 3-2 series lead, the Panthers aim to clinch the championship on the road, while the Oilers fight to extend their season. Expect an intense battle as these two high-powered NHL teams clash in the most crucial game of the series.
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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
6/18/24 @ Florida Panthers W 5-3
6/15/24 vs Florida Panthers W 8-1
6/13/24 vs Florida Panthers L 4-3
6/10/24 @ Florida Panthers L 4-1
6/8/24 @ Florida Panthers L 3-0

Florida Panthers recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/18/24 vs Edmonton Oilers L 5-3
6/15/24 @ Edmonton Oilers L 8-1
6/13/24 @ Edmonton Oilers W 4-3
6/10/24 vs Edmonton Oilers W 4-1
6/8/24 vs Edmonton Oilers W 3-0

Panthers vs Oilers predictions

As the Florida Panthers prepare for a crucial game 6 in the Stanley Cup Final, all eyes will be on key players who have the power to sway the outcome of the game. Sam Reinhart, having notched up an impressive 94 points this season, is expected to remain a pivotal figure in Florida's offensive strategy. With his knack for decisive plays, Panthers fans are surely looking forward to seeing him turn the heat up on the ice. Equally important is Matthew Tkachuk, whose playmaking skills have been stellar with 62 assists this year. Although listed as day-to-day, if Tkachuk is feeling fit, his presence could indeed be a game-changer.

Turning our attention to the Edmonton Oilers, the spotlight unsurprisingly falls on the phenomenal Connor McDavid, who has dazzled the league with 132 points this season. His ability to weave through defenses can keep the Oilers in any game, dictating play and setting up critical scoring opportunities. However, his status is currently listed as day-to-day due to an injury, which throws a bit of uncertainty into the mix. Zach Hyman is another crucial player who has consistently delivered for the Oilers, scoring 54 goals. His performance in game 6 will be vital, especially if McDavid isn’t at full strength.

Predicting the outcome of such a high-stakes game is always a bit tricky, especially with key players on both teams carrying injuries. However, given the sheer depth and the resilience displayed by the Panthers throughout the season, they seem to have a slight edge. Their ability to perform under pressure, evident from their journey to the finals, positions them as favorites to clinch the Stanley Cup in game 6. Of course, the Oilers have the home advantage and a fighting spirit, but the Panthers might just have what it takes to end this on a high note. What do you think? Will the Oilers push it to a game 7, or is it Florida's time to shine?

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 Fri 8:00 PM

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