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Nashville Predators vs. Edmonton Oilers



Start Time: 7:08 p.m. MDT

Television: Rogers Sportsnet West

Radio: 630 CHED, Oilers Radio Network and online at

The Edmonton Oilers face the Nashville Predators for the first time this season tonight at Rexall Place.

Edmonton has alternated wins and losses in each of their last five games with last game being a 2-1 setback against the Detroit Red Wings. After tonight’s game, the Oilers head out on a four-game road trip. LAST GAME: Red Wings 2, Oilers 1 Nashville has had its share of ups and downs throughout this young season. After winning its first two games, the Preds went on to drop each of its next six contests. However, they bounced back to win a pair of games recently against Southeast Division opponents Atlanta and Florida.

On Tuesday, Nashville fell 5-1 in Calgary against the Flames to kick off a five-game road trip but last night they defeated Vancouver 3-0 for their first road win of the season.

Just The Facts...

News Updates

Matt Greene Injury Update - Edmonton Oilers defenceman Matt Greene spoke with the media on Thursday, one day after undergoing surgery to repair a broken left ankle. Follow the link to listen to audio from the interview. ...more

Video: Souray Injury Update - On Wednesday, Oilers defenceman Sheldon Souray skated for the first time since getting a shoulder injury back on October 13. Follow the link for video of interviews with Souray, Craig MacTavish and Mathieu Roy. ...more

Oilers smash single-game fundraising record Tuesday at Power of Pink! - The EOCF and the Oilers Ladies smashed the team’s single-game fundraising record on Tuesday night at Rexall Place, when 10,000 autographed pink and blue Oilers ballcaps sold out just before the puck drop. ...more The Answers

Pre-Game Video... Pouliot, Cogliano, Garon, Nilsson & MacTavish talk about tonight's game vs the Predators. Pre-Game Audio...  Craig MacTavish 

 Robert Nilsson 

 Marc Pouliot 

 Mathieu Garon 

 Andrew Cogliano 

 Listen to all (in order: Cogliano, Garon, Nilsson, Pouliot and MacTavish) 

Audio from Thursday...  Robert Nilsson  

 Fernando Pisani Injury Update 

 Thursday Off Day: Craig MacTavish 

 Matt Greene injury update  

The Numbers Click here for tonight's Oilers and Predators Game Notes The Other Side Tonight's Preview at Kevin Wilson of the Nashville Predators website breaks down tonight's match-up. ...more Nashville Predators 10th Anniversary Page A look back at 10 years of hockey in Tennessee. ...more Predators Plays of the Week A look back at the week of Oct. 23 to Oct. 30 in Nashville. WATCH Item of the Game Each game, a different item is featured at The Oilers Store at Rexall Place.

Tonight's item is Oilers Hockey Tape (Reg: $4.99, Now $3.99).

From the Fans Read tonight's gameday thread on the Oilers message board Odds and Ends Edmonton Oilers November schedule wallpaper - Put the Oilers' November schedule right on your desktop. ...more

2007-2008 season series
DateScoreW. Goal
Mar 04 '08 NSH 5 at EDM 1 M. Erat
Feb 19 '08 EDM 4 at NSH 5 J. Dumont
Jan 03 '08 EDM 2 at NSH 5 A. Radulov
Nov 02 '07 NSH 4 at EDM 1 J. Arnott