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LIVE GAME BLOG: Oilers at Canucks

by Chris Wescott / Edmonton Oilers
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5 6 OT




PRE-GAME NOTES

Forward Lines:

Pouliot - Hall - Eberle
Purcell - Roy - Yakupov
Fraser - Lander - Pitlick
Gazdic - Hendricks - Klinkhammer

Defensive Pairings:

Klefbom - Schultz
Aulie - Davidson
Marincin - Musil

Goalies:

Scrivens
Fasth

Scratches: Pakarinen (knee), Fayne (shoulder), Ference (concussion), Gordon (back), Klinkhammer (healthy), Nikitin (undisclosed), Nugent-Hopkins (lower body)



FIRST PERIOD

20:00: A win over the Canucks to close out the 2014-15 season? That would be nice. Here we go!

14:51: Anton Lander with a redirection out in front, stopped by Miller.

12:48: Oilers with some early pressure, lead in shots 6-2.

10:15: Oilers strike first! Roy picks up a turnover in the slot and passes backdoor to Yakupov who buries. | EDM 1, VAN 0



10:04: Another Oilers goal! Eberle whips it at the net and in past Miller. | EDM 2, VAN 0



6:50: Canucks on the board after their power play expires. | EDM 2, VAN 1



0.0: Shot count at the end of period one was 10-6 for the Oilers.

SECOND PERIOD

20:00: Period two is now underway.

17:45: Vancouver tied the game up on a wraparound goal by Kevin Bieksa. | EDM 2, VAN 2



16:16: Only 1:29 later, Edmonton regained the lead. Taylor Hall sniped his 14th of the season, from Pouliot and Klefbom.  | EDM 3, VAN 2



12:13: The Oilers regained their two-goal edge after Martin Marincin dished the puck to Benoit Pouliot who fired it past Miller for the goal. | EDM 4, VAN 2



11:52: Less than 20 seconds later, Vancouver scored to once again make it a one-goal game. This time, Sven Baertschi wristed a shot from the right circle that beat Scrivens five-hole. | EDM 4, VAN 3



6:49: Shots are 16-14 for the Oilers as the second period starts to wind down.

30.0: Teddy Purcell received a beautiful stretch pass from David Musil and skated in all alone on Miller. He hammered in his own rebound to put Edmonton back up by two. | EDM 5, VAN 3

10.0: Musil gets sent off for interference, sending the Canucks on a power play to start the third.

0.0: Shot count after 40 minutes was 20-15 for the Oilers.   

THIRD PERIOD

20:00: The third period is underway.

17:30: The Oilers killed off the penalty to start the period. Back to even strength.

14:04: Horvat with a great effort, works the puck around the back of the net and then sets up Hansen for the Canucks goal. | EDM 5, VAN 4

10:00: Baertschi with two goals now. He gets by Musil and scores the equalizer. | EDM 5, VAN 5

00:00: Still tied, 5-5 as we head to overtime.

OVERTIME

05:00: HERE WE GO. The 2014-15 season will end in extra time.

04:10: Hall with a partial break! But loses the puck.

03:05: Fraser's backhand is turned away by Miller.

02:31: Edler scores. Game. | VAN 6, EDM 5 OT











 
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