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The Edmonton Oilers play their 11th game of the regular season tonight and fourth on home ice. Line Combinations (and defence pairings) for the Oilers:
Yakupov - Nugent-Hopkins - Eberle
Perron - Arcobello - Hemsky
Jones - Gordon - Pitlick
Gazdic - Acton - Eager
Smid - Petry
Ference - N. Schultz
Belov - J.Schultz
Out: MacIntyre (knee), Joensuu (back), Hamilton (knee), Gagner (jaw), Potter (back), Hall (knee), Smyth (groin), Grebeshkov (healthy)
Tonight's game is now underway. 14:25:
Oilers carried the play early, including a shift by the fourth line which resulted in some traffic and a couple near misses in front of the Capitals net as the puck bounced around. 10:58:
David Perron was sprung on a partial breakaway, firing a shot from the top of the right circle that Holtby turned away with his blocker. 10:40:
Tom Wilson gets two minutes for elbowing to give the Oilers the game's first man advantage.
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Off the faceoff, Alex Ovechkin takes a pass from the top of the right circle and wrists it top corner past Dubnyk to put the Capitals on the board. | WSH 1, EDM 0 0:00:
Shots on goal after one period were 12-11 for the Oilers.
Second period is now underway. 18:51:
Mike Green gets two minutes for hooking, giving Edmonton its second man advantage of the night. 17:23:
Anton Belov skates back to try and break up a Caps shorthanded two-on-one opportunity and is sent to the box for slashing as a result. That ends the Oilers power play. 8:02:
Hemsky skated around the net and spotted David Perron in front. Perron's quick shot was stopped by Holtby as he slid across to make the save. 4:25:
Joel Ward tips a point shot from John Carlson past Dubnyk to increase Washington's lead to two goals. | WSH 2, EDM 0 3:24:
Capitals call their 30-second timeout. Shots on goal are 17-17. 3:07:
John Erskine gets a roughing penalty as the Oilers try and narrow the gap before the end of the period. 0:00:
Shots on goal after 40 minutes are 22-18 for Edmonton.
Third period is now underway. 18:36:
Caps complete a three-way passing play with Backstrom slipping the puck into a wide-open net after a nice cross-ice pass from Marcus Johansson. | WSH 3, EDM 0 11:17:
Shots on goal are 24-24 as the third period nears the midway point. 6:37:
Jason Chimera gets in behind the Oilers defence and rings the puck top corner and in. | WSH 4 EDM 02:05:
Justin Schultz corrals a pass from David Perron and dekes out Holtby to break the Caps netminder's shutout bid. | WSH 4 EDM 10:55:
A skirmish erupts in front of the Oilers net.