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Edmonton Oilers vs. Dallas Stars Game 1: How to watch, TV channel, streaming, start time, injury report and stats

The Western Conference Finals between the Edmonton Oilers and Dallas Stars, two of the NHL's top offenses in the regular season, begin in Texas on Thursday night.

Dallas beat the reigning champion Vegas Golden Knights in seven games in the first round and then beat the Colorado Avalanche in six games in the second round.

Edmonton breezed past the Los Angeles Kings in five games to open their postseason before beating the Vancouver Canucks in seven games in a second-round series between two teams from Western Canada.

How to watch Edmonton Oilers vs. Dallas Stars Game 1, TV channel and streaming

Game 1 of the 2024 NHL Western Conference Finals between the Edmonton Oilers and Dallas Stars will be broadcast on TNT and TruTV, which can be watched through cable TV or with live TV streaming apps including YouTubeTV and SlingTV. The game will also be streamed on MAX.

Edmonton Oilers vs. Dallas Stars Game 1 start time, date and venue

Edmonton Oilers vs. Dallas Stars Game 1 is scheduled to start at 8:30 PM ET/7:30 PM CT/6:30 PM MT on Thursday, May 23 with the game taking place at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.

Edmonton Oilers vs. Dallas Stars Game 1 injury report

Edmonton Oilers: Adam Henrique - ankle, doubtful

Dallas Stars: Roope Hintz - upper body, day-to-day; Jani Hakanpaa - lower body, day-to-day; Jerad Rosburg - undisclosed, out

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Edmonton Oilers vs. Dallas Stars Game 1 stats

  • The Edmonton Oilers lead all NHL playoff teams with 46 goals scored, and Oilers players lead all postseason players in goals (Zach Hyman, 11), assists (Connor McDavid, 19), points (Leon Draisaitl, 24) and plus/minus (Evan Bouchard, +10).
  • The Dallas Stars are third among the four teams remaining with 38 goals, and their top playoff scorer Wyatt Johnston is tied for fourth with seven goals.
  • Edmonton is first in playoff power play percentage at 37.5 percent; Dallas is third among the four teams remaining at 29 percent.
  • The Oilers also have the best penalty kill in the playoffs at 91.4 percent while Dallas' is a distant fourth among remaining teams at 69.2 percent.
  • Stars goaltender Jake Oettinger is second among remaining goalies in save percentage at .918 percent; Edmonton's Stuart Skinner is last at .881 percent.
  • The Oilers allow three fewer shots per game than the Stars, as the teams concede 24.5 and 27.5 shots per game respectively.
  • Edmonton has won 47 percent of its faceoffs this postseason while Dallas has won 52.2 percent of its faceoffs.

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