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IN-GAME BLOG: Oilers at Flyers

by Marc Ciampa / Edmonton Oilers
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PRE-GAME NOTES

Forward Lines:

Pouliot
- Nugent-Hopkins - Eberle
Perron - Arcobello - Purcell
Hendricks - Draisaitl - Yakupov
Acton - Gordon - Joensuu

Defensive Pairings:

Klefbom - Fayne
Marincin - Petry
Nikitin - Schultz

Goalies:

Fasth

Scrivens



FIRST PERIOD

20:00:
The game is now underway.

19:04: Mark Arcobello was tripped up behind the Flyers net by Jake Voracek, giving the Oilers an early power play opportunity.

16:01: Voracek scored on a wraparound attempt to get Philadelphia on the board early. | PHI 1, EDM 0



12:17: Shots on goal are 3-2 for the Oilers but Flyers come close to making it 2-0 after Voracek rang a shot off the post behind Fasth.

6:39: Shot count remains low on both sides as the opening period begins to wind down; 5-3 for the Oilers.

5:57: Fasth slides across to make a nice save on a one-timer from the right faceoff circle by Michael Raffl.

3:56: Voracek scores his second of the night, firing a shot through a screen from the left circle past Fasth. | PHI 2, EDM 0



0.0: Shots on goal after one period were 11-8 for the Oilers.

SECOND PERIOD

20:00:
Second period is now underway.

15:51: The Flyers extend their lead to three. Pierre-Edouard Bellmare one-timed a behind-the-back pass from Zac Rinoldo. The puck ricocheted off the skate of Oscar Klefbom on its way to the net then trickled across the goal line. | PHI 3, EDM 0



13:01: Shots are 17-11 Oilers as the game approaches the midway point.

10:06: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins uses his speed to separate himself from Rinaldo. He cuts in front of the net and dekes out Mason to draw the Oilers back within a pair. Jordan Eberle and Justin Schultz got the assists. | PHI 3, EDM 1


7:59: The Flyers regain their three-goal lead. Luke Schenn's shot from the right circle slips by Fasth for the marker. | PHI 4, EDM 1



7:30: Matt Hendricks tries to get his team some emotion, dropping the gloves with Rinaldo. Hendricks got the edge in the bout, taking down Rinaldo. The Oilers winger went to the dressing room for repairs afterwards.


6:57: Wayne Simmonds gets two minutes for elbowing.

0.0: After two periods, shots on goal were 26-15 for Edmonton.

THIRD PERIOD

20:00:
Third period is now underway.

15:15: David Perron is wrangled to the ice by Mark Streit while driving to the net. Result is an Oilers power play.

14:08: Mason made a pair of big stops on Yakupov. Mason also slid across from post to post to deny Perron on a wraparound attempt. 

12:38: Fasth makes a nice save on a blast from R.J. Umberger. Shots are 30-18 for Edmonton. 

10:10: Arcobello rings a shot off the post behind Mason.

10:00: Nick Schultz trips up Pouliot behind the Flyers net to give the Oilers another power play opportunity.

9:05: Pouliot redirected a point shot but it rang off the post.

8:36: Mason slides across to glove down an Arcobello attempt from the side of the net.




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