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IN-GAME BLOG: Oilers vs. Jets Rookies

by Chris Wescott / Edmonton Oilers
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PRE-GAME NOTES

Line Combinations (and defence pairings) for the Oilers:

Tkachev-Khaira-Holmberg
Krushelnyski-Roy-Houck
Kessy-Ewanyk-Platzer
K. Jones-Draisaitl-Chase

Defence pairings:
Nurse-Gernat
Betker-Musil
Craig-Ludwig

Tuohimaa
Bouchard

Out: Oesterle, Simpson, Boland, C. Jones, Rimmer, Brossoit, Yakimov, Moroz


FIRST PERIOD

20:00:
Anthem sung and puck dropped. The third and final Oilers game of the tournament is underway.

16:38: Oilers swarming early. Just two shots on net though to Winnipeg's 0.

13:19: Nurse to the box for kneeing.

10:07: Kichton scores for Winnipeg. | WPG 1, EDM 0

09:54: Olsen shoves Khaira into the crossbar after the play, the two fight. Olsen gets 2 for roughing and both get 5 for fighting.

02:00: Two minutes to go in the first and the Oilers trail 1-0.

00:00: The Oilers will head into the locker room down by one after 20 minutes, leading in shots 7-6. | WPG 1, EDM 0

SECOND PERIOD

20:00:
Here we go! The players are back on the ice for the second period.

18:21: Ehlers to the box for slashing.

15:54: Chase headed to the sin bin for a cross check.

11:22: Big save by Tuohimaa!

11:00: Kessy throws it out in front and Platzer puts it home for the game-tying goal! | EDM 1, WPG 1

06:55: Jets take back the lead. Jean Dupuy with the goal. | EDM 1, WPG 2

06:23: The Oilers answer right back! Nurse hammers a shot fromt he point and it is tipped in front by Houck. | EDM 2, WPG 2

02:05: Oilers go back on the power play!

01:48: Leon Draisaitl sets up Khaira out in front for the go-ahead power play goal! | EDM 3, WPG 2

01:02: Holmberg pots another! | EDM 4, WPG 2

00:00: Oilers lead 4-2 after 40 minutes. | EDM 4, WPG 2

THIRD PERIOD

20:00:
The third period is underway!

15:11: Roy to the box for hooking. Oilers on the PK for two minutes.

13:41: Ehlers scores on the power play for the Jets. | EDM 4, WPG 3

11:30: Olsen heading to the sin bin! Oilers turn on the power play. | EDM 4, WPG 3

09:29: Back to even strength. Oilers lead by one.

08:40: Ehlers goes coast-to-coast and snipes a top-shelf goal to tie the game. | EDM 4, WPG 4

02:20: The Oilers are back on the power play!

00:00: This game is headed to OT. | EDM 4, WPG 4

OT PERIOD

03:39:
Tuohimaa flashes the glove for a HUGE save in OT!

03:05: Frans coming up big again! Another huge save.

00:00: Overtime won't settle it. We are going to a skills competition. Shootout time.

SHOOTOUT

Winnipeg wins, courtesy of goals from Petan and Ehlers in the shootout.




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