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Justin Schultz's power-play goal in 3rd period gives Oilers 2-1 victory over Hurricanes

Sunday, 03.16.2014 / 5:55 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Justin Schultz's power-play goal in 3rd period gives Oilers 2-1 victory over Hurricanes

RALEIGH, N.C. - Justin Schultz scored a power-play goal at 9:01 of the third period and the Edmonton Oilers earned a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday.

Matt Hendricks opened the scoring at 6:43 of the first to give the Oilers a 1-0 lead. Boyd Gordon and Schultz had the assists on Hendricks' fifth goal of the season.

The Oilers dominated play throughout the early part of the first period testing Carolina goaltender Anton Khudobin.

Edmonton goalie Ben Scrivens made 29 saves for the win.

Khudobin made 31 saves for the Hurricanes.

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