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IN-GAME BLOG: Prospects Game in Jasper

by Marc Ciampa / Edmonton Oilers



Roster for the WHITE Team:

42 Marco Roy - 54 Jujhar Khaira - 44 Aidan Muir
45 Alex Krushelnyski - 71 Kyle Platzer - 61 Jackson Houck
55 Leon Draisaitl

74 Darnell Nurse - 79 Dillon Simpson
90 Graeme Craig - 83 Dylan Bredo

1 Laurent Brossoit
29 Keven Bouchard

Roster for the BLUE Team:

46 Chris Baltisberger - 56 Evan Campbell - 72 Greg Chase
69 Magee - 39 Bogdan Yakimov - 59 John McCarron
65 Tyler Vesel - 47 Colin Markison

76 Ben Betker - 77 Joey LaLeggia
82 Jordan Oesterle

38 Ty Rimmer
50 Zach Nagelvoort


The game is underway. It is three 15-minute periods, running time and four-on-four.

14:00: Draisaitl rang one off the post early on in the best scoring chance for Team White

10:55: Marco Roy's backhand attempt is denied by Blue goaltender Ty Rimmer. 9:07: Khaira makes a great backhand pass to Craig in the slot and Craig's backhand is stopped by Rimmer. 

8:02: Colin Markison breaks in alone behind the White defence but his breakaway attempt goes high and out of the rink. 4:35: Rimmer makes a nice save on a one-timer off Krushelnyski. Play goes back the other way and Brossoit does the splits to make a nice stop as well.

0.0: First period comes to an end. Shots are 11-5 White over Blue.


Second period is now underway!

13:14: Blue comes flying out of the gate, outshooting White 4-1 in the opening couple minutes.

12:49: Bogdan Yakimov makes a great move before dishing it to Tyler Vesel for an easy tap-in. | BLUE 1, WHITE 0 12:10: Chris Baltisberger gets sent off for boarding, giving White the game's first power play. It is a four-on-three power play for the next 90 seconds. 

10:30: Jujhar Khaira drives the net and banks it in off a blue player to tie it up. | BLUE 1, WHITE 1

8:49: Jackson Houck's shot is kicked out by Rimmer but the rebound goes right to Dillon Simpson who bangs it in to put White in front for the first time. | WHITE 2, BLUE 1 8:11: Darnell Nurse gets sent off for high sticking, giving Blue its first power play of the game.

7:15: Goaltenders change. Zach Nagelvoort is in for Team Blue and Keven Bouchard is in for Team White. 

5:05: Draisaitl makes a nice backhand pass over to Khaira but it skips over his stick and into the corner.

3:55: Jordan Oesterle receives a penalty for hooking.

47.8: John McCarron, Bogdan Yakimov and Ben Betker complete a nice three-way passing play to tie the game up. | WHITE 2, BLUE 2

0.0: Shots on goal were 12-9 Blue in the second period and 20-17 in the game overall for White.


Third period is now underway!

14:30: Platzer converts a feed from Khaira to put White back in the lead. | WHITE 3, BLUE 2

13:38: Bouchard makes a brilliant glove save to keep Team White up by a goal. 

11:51: Yakimov wires a shot top shelf to knot the game back up once again. | WHITE 3, BLUE 3 10:17: Markison fires a shot five-hole past Bouchard, moving Blue in front as the wild third period continues. Greg Chase with the assist. | BLUE 4, WHITE 3

4:24: Chase steals the puck in the slot and shoots it low blocker side past Bouchard to extend the Blue Team's lead. | BLUE 5, WHITE 3 1:23: Khaira picks up a rebound in front and fires it past Nagelvoort to give White some hope late. | BLUE 5, WHITE 4

1:08: Vesel adds an empty-net goal. | BLUE 6, WHITE 4


Despite the definitive result, they are going to a shootout.

Marco Roy, WHITE - saved by Nagelvoort
Greg Chase, BLUE - scored five-hole on Bouchard

Jujhar Khaira, WHITE - scored top corner
Evan Campbell, BLUE - couldn't get a shot away

Leon Draisaitl, WHITE - missed the net on a slapshot from the slot
Joey LaLeggia, BLUE - scores on a deke after some nice and quick moves

Kyle Platzer, WHITE - stopped by Nagelvoort
Tyler Vesel, BLUE - glove save by Bouchard

Darnell Nurse, WHITE - faked a slapshot and was then stopped by Nagelvoort
Bogdan Yakimov, BLUE - denied on a five-hole shot attempt by Bouchard

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