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IN-GAME BLOG: Oilers at Penguins

by Chris Wescott / Edmonton Oilers
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PRE-GAME NOTES

Forward Lines:

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

Defensive Pairings:

Klefbom - Schultz
Marincin - Fayne
Ference - Aulie

Goalies:

Scrivens
Bachman


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



FIRST PERIOD

20:00: The first period is underway.

18:10: A couple of chances for the Penguins. Shots are 3-1 Pittsburgh.

15:44: Brandon Sutter puts home a shorthanded goal to give the home team the early lead. | PIT 1, EDM 0

13:47: Rob Klinkhammer to the box. Oilers on the PK.

10:23: Sutter again, pounces on a rebound and scores. | PIT 2, EDM 0

06:55: Oilers Yakupov with a prime scoring chance, but can't connect.

06:24: Crosby feeds Perron out in front. | PIT 3, EDM 0

05:39: Oilers on the PP.

03:39: Both teams are even strength.

01:48: Fayne feeds Pouliot out in front and he makes a move but he shoots wide.

01:05: Hendricks and Cole drop the gloves.

00:00: First period comes to a close. Oilers have some work to do heading into second. | PIT 3, EDM 0

SECOND PERIOD

20:00: The second period is underway.

18:59: Crosby connects on the PP. Richard Bachman comes in for Scrivens. | PIT 4, EDM 0

12:42: Lots of bodies in front, Oilers looking for a greasy one.

07:53: Oilers get a PPG to cut lead back to three. Lots of bodies in front and Lander fires it in from point blank range. | PIT 4, EDM 1

04:49: Jordan Eberle puts home a rebound and the lead is cut in half. | PIT 4, EDM 2

00:00: Oilers get on the board! Still down by two. | PIT 4, EDM 2

THIRD PERIOD

20:00: The third period is underway.

15:09: Pouliot on the power play! We got ourselves a one-goal game. | PIT 4, EDM 3

09:56: ROY TIES THE GAME! | EDM 4, PIT 4

08:04: Bachman makes the save! Covers up a couple shots.

05:22: Downie gets one past Bachman... | PIT 5, EDM 4

04:16: Crosby feeds Hornqvist. Penguins pulling away again. | PIT 6, EDM 4

00:00: That does it. Penguins win, despite great surge by Oilers | PIT 6, EDM 4











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