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Melker Karlsson's overtime winner lifted the Sharks past the Oilers 3-2 in Game 1

by Paul Gazzola /

EDMONTON, AB - Here is a quick rapid reaction of Game 1 between the Oilers and Sharks. 

THE SCOOP: Melker Karlsson scored in overtime to lift the Sharks to a 3-2 Game 1 win.

PLAY OF THE GAME: Oscar Klefbom scored the first Oilers playoff goal in 11 years just 6:44 into the first period. He received a pass on the left wing from Jordan Eberle and wired a pass that was deflected under Martin Jones.

FIRST STAR: Cam Talbot (41 saves)

WHAT HAPPENED: The Oilers could not sustain pressure or their momentum following the first period, recording only nine shots the rest of the game.

WHAT'S NEXT: Game 2 will be played Friday at Rogers Place. The game will start at 8:30 PM MDT.

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