Connor McDavid's first game since he suffered a broken collarbone on Nov. 3 against the Philadelphia Flyers. The No. 1 pick in the 2015 NHL draft missed 37 games. At the time of the injury, he had five goals and seven assists in 13 games.
Since losing McDavid to a broken clavicle, the Oilers have scored the second-fewest goals per game (2.2) in the NHL . With McDavid in the lineup, the Oilers ranked 12th in the league in goals per game (2.8 over the first 13 games).
The Oilers are tied with the Blue Jackets and Toronto Maple Leafs for the fewest points in the NHL this season.
The Blue Jackets have allowed the most goals in the NHL this season (161), while the Oilers have allowed the third-most, with 148 goals.