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IN-GAME BLOG: Oilers at Blue Jackets

by Chris Wescott / Edmonton Oilers
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Forward Lines:

Pouliot - Nugent-Hopkins - Eberle
Purcell - Roy - Yakupov
Hendricks - Lander - Fraser
Gazdic- Gordon - Klinkhammer

Defensive Pairings:

Klefbom - Schultz
Marincin - Fayne
Ference - Aulie



Scratches: Pitlick (lacerated spleen), Hall (leg), Fasth (leg), Nikitin (shoulder), Hamilton (healthy)


20:00: The first period is underway.

19:17: Marko Dano snipes one top shelf over Ben Scrivens. | CBJ 1, EDM 0

13:50: Gazdic and Boll drop the gloves. Two tough guys just swinging at each other.

12:36: Yakupov heads to the box for high-sticking.

10:36: Penalty killed.

07:53: The Oilers have taken the lead in shots, 8-6.

7:05: Aulie to the box. He cross checks Bourque after the Blue Jacket had a big hit on Klefbom.

05:05: Oilers kill it off.

04:17: Oilers on the power play.

02:04: Derek Roy off for high-sticking, it's a double minor.

00:03: Oilers kill off the first two minutes but a one-timer is blasted past Scrivens: | CBJ 2, EDM 0

00:00: First period is over. Oilers down 2-0. | CBJ 2, EDM 0


20:00: The second period is underway.

15:40: Wagon line, plus Nugent-Hopkins, gets some pressure and zone time before Gazdic and Klinkhammer change.

13:42: Eberle roofs one on the power play and it's now 2-1. | CBJ 2, EDM 1

08:12: Oilers back on the PP. Let's see if they can even things up.

07:04: Oilers tie things up! Bobrovsky went to play the puck behind the net but it bounced off the boards before it got to him and comes out to Roy right in front. | EDM 2, CBJ 2

03:08: Anisimov pots one for Columbus. | CBJ 3, EDM 2

00:48: Klinkhammer with the screen, Ference with the goal. All tied again. | EDM 3, CBJ 3

00:00: A much better second period for the Oilers and we're all tied 3-3. | EDM 3, CBJ 3


20:00: The third is underway.

17:50: Oilers back on the power play.

17:29: Make that a 5-on-3 power play.

16:34: Yakupov strikes! Nice set up by Eberle and a great shot. | EDM 4, CBJ 3

15:29: Penalty expires. Back to even strength.

07:45: That was close. Columbus wrap around chance goes wide.

03:37: Hartnell ties it. | EDM 4, CBJ 4

00:00: We are headed to OT.


05:00: We are underway.

02:47: Purcell gets denied on a partial breakaway.

01:41: Roy denied on a one-timer.

00:00: We are still tied. Skills competition coming up.


Letestu: Stopped by the pad of Scrivens.

Nugent-Hopkins: OFF THE POST

Johansen: Not tonight.

Yakupov: Nyet. Stopped by Bobrovsky.

Anisimov: Scrivens stops him.

Roy: Great move. Nice save.

Johnson: Wide.

Eberle: Another nice save by Bobrovsky.

Wennberg: Trickles through.

Purcell: Save. Game over.   

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