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Edmonton Oilers vs. Minnesota Wild



Start Time: 6:08 p.m. MST

Television: Rogers Sportsnet West (HD)

Radio: 630 CHED, Oilers Radio Network and online at edmontonoilers.com.

The Edmonton Oilers open a four-game road trip that takes them through the entire Northwest Division beginning tonight against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

Edmonton will be looking to get back on track following back-to-back losses on home ice to the Detroit Red Wings and Nashville Predators.

In their last game, the Oilers dropped a 4-1 decision to the Predators that was closer than the score looked. Three third period goals by the visiting Predators, including one empty netter was the difference in the game.

LAST GAME: Predators 4, Oilers 1 Minnesota wraps up a four-game homestand tonight and are coming off a 4-1 win over the Calgary Flames Saturday night. Prior to that, the Wild had gone winless in five straight games. The winless streak came on the heels of a 7-0-1 start to the season.

One of the teams that got the better of the Wild during their drought was the Oilers. Edmonton defeated Minnesota 5-4 in a shootout at Rexall Place back on October 25. Prior to that meeting, the Wild defeated Edmonton 2-0 in Minnesota.

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2007-2008 season series
DateScoreW. Goal
Mar 26 '08 EDM 1 at MIN 3 S. Hill
Mar 24 '08 MIN 3 at EDM 5 K. Brodziak
Feb 12 '08 MIN 2 at EDM 4 K. Brodziak
Dec 29 '07 EDM 4 at MIN 5 - OT P. Nummelin
Nov 15 '07 MIN 4 at EDM 2 K. Foster
Nov 05 '07 EDM 2 at MIN 5 K. Foster
Oct 25 '07 MIN 4 at EDM 5 - SO A. Hemsky
Oct 10 '07 EDM 0 at MIN 2 B. Burns