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@ EDM - LIVE IN-GAME BLOG: Oilers vs. Flames

by Marc Ciampa / Edmonton Oilers

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PRE-GAME NOTES

Line Combinations (and defence pairings) for the Oilers:

Hall-RNH-Chase
Pouliot-Draisaitl-Perron
Roy-Acton-Platzer
Tkachev-Yakimov-Westgarth

Nurse-Schultz
Ference-Hunt
Aulie-Klefbom

Scrivens
Bachman



FIRST PERIOD

20:00:
Tonight's game is underway.

18:32: Only 1:28 in, Marco Roy took the puck in the slot and fired it five-hole past Flames starting goaltender Joni Ortio to get the Oilers on the board early. | EDM 1, CGY 0
15:37: The Oilers took a penalty for having too many men on the ice. Greg Chase is serving the penalty.

15:09: Calgary struck on the power play to tie the game up. Curtis Glencross redirected a point shot from Kris Russell to make it 1-1. | EDM 1, CGY 1

11:13: Justin Schultz skated into the zone and slipped the puck in between the post and Joni Ortio's pad from a tough angle to get the Oilers back in the lead. | EDM 2, CGY 1
9:49: Shots on goal are 4-3 for Edmonton just past the period's midway point.

6:22: A holding penalty on Ladislav Smid gives the Oilers their first power play of the game.

11.8: Keith Aulie gets sent off for interference and the Flames will start the second period on the power play.

0.0: Shots on goal after one period were 10-7 for Calgary.

SECOND PERIOD

20:00:
Second period is underway.

16:17: Taylor Hall gets sent to the box for interference, giving the Flames their third power play of the evening.

13:52: Smid heads to the box for a second time on the night, this time for tripping.  13:48: Oilers connect 14 seconds later. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins wired a shot from the right circle past Ortio to give the Oilers a two-goal lead. Brad Hunt and Schultz got the assists. | EDM 3, CGY 1
5:15: Shots on goal with just over five minutes to play in the second period are 14-10 for Calgary.

2:17: Bill Arnold received two minutes for tripping, giving the Oilers the man advantage.

1:01: Chase's redirection at the right side of the net rings off the post. Ortio was sharp moments later on a pad stop off Nugent-Hopkins.

0.0: Shots on goal after two were 15-14 for Calgary.

THIRD PERIOD






 
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