IN-GAME BLOG: Oilers at Canucks
/ Edmonton Oilers
PRE-GAME NOTESForward Lines:
Hall - Nugent-Hopkins - Eberle
Perron - Arcobello - Purcell
Pouliot - Draisaitl - Yakupov
Hendricks - Gordon - Joensuu
Nikitin - Fayne
Ference - Petry
Hunt - Schultz
20:00: Tonight's game is underway.
16:53: The Oilers trail in shots 2-0 early.
15:34: The Oilers get a power play as Burrows sits for tripping.
15:19: Brad Hunt scores his first NHL goal! A PPG on a one-timer from the point. | EDM 1, VAN 0
09:29: Arcobello makes it 2-0! He puts away a pass by Purcell. | EDM 2, VAN 0
00:10: Vancouver draws within one. D. Sedin shoots it and it's tipped in by H. Sedin. 500th career assist for D. Sedin. | EDM 2, VAN 1
00:00: The Oilers jump out to a 2-0 lead, but it's 2-1 at the end of the first. Shots are 10-5 for Edmonton. | EDM 2, VAN 1
20:00: The second period is underway.
17:38: Pouliot leaves it for Yakupov and he walks in from the blueline and tucks it in under Miller's pad. | EDM 3, VAN 1
15:34: Vancouver's Bonino scores to make it a one-goal game again.
12:22: Taylor Hall gets a 4:00 high-sticking penalty.
11:24: Jesse Joensuu with a wicked shorthanded breakaway goal. Oilers back on top by two. | EDM 4, VAN 2
09:12: On the power play, Vrbata gets one for Vancouver. | EDM 4, VAN 3
03:42: Hendricks to the box for delay of game. Oilers on the PK.
02:57: NOT SO FASTH. Oilers goalie is coming up big.
02:08: Justin Schultz plays a 2-on-1 rush to perfection. Breaks up that Canucks opportunity.
00:00: Oilers outshot 21-8 in the second period, but they're ahead where it counts. | EDM 4, VAN 3
20:00: The third period is underway.
15:35: Ference to the box. Oilers on the PK.
13:39: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins gets into a fight with Dan Humhuis. He lands his fair share.
12:54: Vancouver ties it up. | EDM 4, VAN 4
04:22: Still tied at 4-4.
03:00: Oilers on the power play!
02:40: Boyd Gordon out in front, nearly pushes it by Miller! So close.
01:58: David Perron with a great scoring chance out in front! Miller makes the save.
00:00: We're going to oooooooooooooverrrtttiiiiiimmmmmeee... | EDM 4, VAN 4
00:00: Bonino stopped.
00:00: Eberle misses.
00:00: Vrbata... STOPPED.
00:00: Perron is stopped.
00:00: Higgins scores... | VAN 5, EDM 4