The Pepsi Center is one of the few road arenas in the NHL where the Edmonton Oilers have experienced consistent success in recent years.
Given the way Colorado is playing on its home ice, that success may be likely to continue.
Edmonton looks to win its second game in Colorado in less than a month and send the Avalanche to a third straight home loss Saturday night.
The Oilers (12-8-2) are an NHL-worst 26-57-11 on the road since the start of 2009-10, including a 5-6-1 mark this season, but are 3-0-1 in their last four visits to Colorado. Edmonton defeated the host Avalanche 3-1 on Oct. 28, when Cam Barker and Andy Sutton tallied second-period goals and Ryan Smyth scored 6:09 into the third.
Devan Dubnyk made 40 saves in that contest for the Oilers and could be in goal again after Nikolai Khabibulin got the start Friday, stopping 30 shots in a 5-2 victory at Minnesota. Dubnyk, who stopped 30 shots in a 6-2 win at Nashville on Tuesday, has posted a 1.00 GAA while winning his last t...