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ROBERT TYCHKOWSKI, SUN MEDIA

, Last Updated: 9:14 AM ET

PATRICK O'SULLIVAN, EDM

He's starting to settle in a little after the trade and now he's getting a shot on the first line.

DAVID BACKES, STL

The feisty forward is on a hot streak, posting five goals and nine points in his last seven games.

COMING IN

EDMONTON (32-27-9) is coming off their third-straight overtime loss, a 3-2 setback to Colorado.

ST. LOUIS (32-29-8) is 7-3- in their last 10 and are coming off a 5-3 home ice win over the Minnesota Wild.

GAME NOTES

The Oilers are undefeated (3-0) against the Blues this season, winning 4-2, 2-1 and 2-1 ... St. Louis is 0-13 on the power play against Edmonton this year, but went 3-for-7 in beating the Wild on Sunday ... Blues winger Brad Boyes has a whopping 10 game winning goals ... Sheldon Souray, who has two goals in his last three games, also has two goals in three games against St. Louis this year. He is two behind Ales Hemsky for the team lead in goals (19 to 21).

HURT PARADE

EDMONTON: D Lubomir Visnovsky (shoulder).

COLORADO: D Erik Johnson (knee); LW D.J. King (shoulder); LW Paul Kariya (hip); D Eric Brewer (back).


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