Oilers Vs Kings Game 5 Preview; Lineups, Key Players, How To Watch

Published April 25, 2023 at 1:29 PM

The Edmonton Oilers are coming off a thrilling 5-4 overtime win over the Kings, tying the series at two. Through four games, the Kings-Oilers series has lived up to the hype and intensity as expected from this rematch between the two teams. Three of the four contests have gone to overtime

The win on Sunday was what seemed like a do or die for the Oilers, Zack Hyman and Jack Campbell came up big. Campbell came into the game in the 2nd after Skinner let in 3, Campbell came in and kept the Oilers alive and helped force overtime.

This series now heads back to Edmonton for a crucial Game 5, this game is big for the Oilers to win as they would go back to Los Angeles with a 3-2 series lead.

Playoff Record:
Oilers 2-2 | Kings 2-2

Key Players - Last 5 Games:

L. Draisaitl 6g | A. Kempe 6g

L. Draisaitl 6a | V. Arvidsson 7a

L. Draisaitl 12 pts | A. Kempe 9 pts D. Nurse 5 +/- | V. Gavrikov 5 +/-

Projected Goalie Matchup:

J. Campbell 1-0-0, 1.18 GAA, .964 SV%

J. Korpisalo 2-2-0, 3.00 GAA, .918 SV%

Projected Lineup: Edmonton Oilers

RNH - McDavid - Hyman
Kane - Draisaitl - Yano
Foegele - McLeod - Ryan
Kostin - Bjugstad

Ekholm - Bouchard
Nurse - Ceci
Kulak - Desharnais


Projected Lineup: Los Angeles Kings

Byfield – Kopitar – Kempe
Moore – Danault – Arvidsson
Fiala – Vilardi – Iafallo
Anderson-Dolan – Kupari

Anderson – Doughty
Gavrikov – Roy
Edler – Durzi


How To Watch:

Puck drop is set for 7:30 PM and will be televised by CBC, TVAS, SN, ESPN
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Oilers Vs Kings Game 5 Preview; Lineups, Key Players, How To Watch

Who takes Game 5?

Oilers5593.2 %
Kings46.8 %
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