Edmonton Oilers at Minnesota Wild
7 p.m. Thursday, Xcel Energy Center
TV: ESPN+/Hulu Radio: 100.3-FM
Oilers update: The Oilers beat Chicago 5-4 on Wednesday, holding on after their two previous games were comeback victories. After erasing a three-goal deficit in the third period for a 4-3 victory vs. the Rangers, the Oilers scored with five seconds left in regulation before capping off a 4-3 rally against the Panthers in overtime. ... C Connor McDavid, the NHL scoring leader, has 17 points in 17 career games vs. the Wild. Edmonton has only eight wins over its last 28 meetings with the Wild.
Wild update: The Wild swept the Oilers last season, going 3-0. Their 58 victories vs. Edmonton are tied for the most in franchise history against any team. ... D Jonas Brodin, who has a lower-body injury, likely won't play. ... RW Matt Boldy is on a career-high three-game goal streak. ... The power play has scored in three consecutive games after a five-game dry spell.