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IN-GAME BLOG: Oilers at Canucks

by Chris Wescott / Edmonton Oilers

PRE-GAME NOTES

Forward Lines:

Lander-Draisaitl-Yakupov
Hendricks-Khaira-Pitlick
Purcell-Gordon-Eberle
Acton-Yakimov-Arcobello

Defensive Pairings:

Aulie-Marincin
Nurse-Hunt
Klefbom-Schultz

Goalies:

Scrivens
Fasth


FIRST PERIOD

20:00:
Tonight's game is underway in Vancouver!

18:41: Higgins scores on a breakaway. | VAN 1, EDM 0

16:34: Daniel Sedin scores, banking it off the back of Scrivens and in. | VAN 2, EDM 0

12:34: Vancouver leads in shots, 4-1.

12:19: Khaira to the box for slashing. Vancouver has first PP of the night.

07:48: Eberle gets called for hooking.

00:00: First period comes to a close with Oilers down by two, trailing in shots 8-3. | VAN 2, EDM 0

SECOND PERIOD

20:00:
Puck dropped. Period two is underway.

14:53: Nail Yakupov intercepts a poor pass in the slot and nets an easy goal! | VAN 2, EDM 1

08:27: Vrbata sneaks a puck through Scrivens' pads. | VAN 3, EDM 1

01:57: Will Acton scores off the far-side post to pull Edmonton within one! | VAN 3, EDM 2

01:34: Oilers will get a late period power play because Yakupov was slashed on a breakaway attempt.

00:00: Oilers draw within one after 40 minutes of play. | VAN 3, EDM 2

THIRD PERIOD

20:00:
The third period is underway.

13:00: This period is flying by! Oilers still trying to even things up.

11:08: Marincin with a shot through traffic. Miller covers up.

06:54: Final 7 minutes. Oilers still trail by one.

05:00: Oilers outshooting Vancouver 9-4 in the third, pressing to get that goal.

00:00: A comeback attempt falls short as Vancouver wins 3-2. | VAN 3, EDM 2






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