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LIVE GAME BLOG: Oilers Rookies vs. Canucks Rookies

by Chris Wescott / Edmonton Oilers


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PRE-GAME NOTES

Forward Lines:

Mitch Moroz - Connor McDavid - Greg Chase
Anton Slepyshev - Leon Draisaitl - Josh Winquist
Connor Rankin - Kyle Platzer - Cole Sanford
Braden Christoffer - Alexis Loiseau - Rihards Bukarts

Defensive Pairings:

Joey LaLeggia - Darnell Nurse
Ben Betker - Ethan Bear
Colton Waltz - Loik Leveille

Goalies:

Eetu Laurikainen



FIRST PERIOD

20:00: Puck will drop at around 8:35 p.m. MDT for this one.

19:21: McDavid nearly pots one on the doorstep. Witt makes the save.

17:32: Witt has his work cut out for him early. Oilers lead in shots 3-0 and have logged most of the zone time.

17:03: Sherwood Park native Braden Christoffer crosses the blueline with the puck and cuts inside, through the D and scores. Joey LaLeggia with the lone assist. | EDM 1, VAN 0



13:28: Moroz gets two minutes for unsportsmanlike conduct after a big hit on Virtanen

11:43: Nurse and Virtanen each sit two for roughing.

10:30: Laurikainen makes a save through traffic to keep the Oil on top.

09:05: Oilers head to the power play after an interference penalty.

06:00: The Oilers JUST miss a glorious opportunity in the crease. Witt reaches behind him for the save after the puck sits there.

00:00: Laurikainen stops 12 shots to keep the Oilers up 1-0 after the first period. | EDM 1, VAN 0



SECOND PERIOD

20:00: The second period is underway!

18:25: That was fast! Josh Winquist finds a lot of open net to work with as Witt was on the opposite post. He makes it 2-0 Oilers! Loik Leveille and Leon Draisaitl log the helpers. | EDM 2, VAN 0

12:47: Vancouver has the edge in shots, 16-12.

11:31: THAT WAS CLOSE. Vancouver rings one off the post. But Oilers still on top 2-0.

10:49: FIGHT! Mitch Moroz and Mackenze Stewart drop the gloves. Moroz gets a good punch in before Mackenze takes him to the ice. Stewart gets 2 for instigating, 5 for fighting and a 10 minute misconduct.

08:07: Jared McCann misses high on a 3-on-1 rush. Leon Draisaitl comes back the other way, all the way down the ice and tries to pass it across the crease. His "pass" goes in off a defenceman and puts Edmonton up by three. | EDM 3, VAN 0



06:47: Keven Bouchard checks in for the Oilers in net. Laurikainen maded 16 saves on 16 shots.

02:42: Darnell Nurse scores from the point on the power play. McDavid gets an assist! | EDM 4, VAN 0



00:49: Brendan Gaunce gets the Canucks on the board with under a minute to play. | EDM 4, VAN 1

00:00: The Oilers take a three-goal lead into the third period. | EDM 4, VAN 1

THIRD PERIOD

20:00: A bunch of offence in that second period. How many goals will be scored in the third? Stay tuned.

17:35: At least one goal... Connor Rankin puts Edmonton back up by four! | EDM 5, VAN 1

16:35: Ben Hutton scores for Vancouver. | EDM 5, VAN 2

15:56: Officials sorting things out after a big scrum behind Oilers net. Edmonton didnt like a late poke of Bouchard.

13:32: Anton Slepyshev hammers a one-timer past Witt. LaLeggia with the set up. | EDM 6, VAN 2

12:32: McDavid scores from the top of the circle! Assisted by Moroz and Chase. | EDM 7, VAN 2

06:27: Oilers are on the power play.

04:28: The PP has expired, but Edmonton still up five.

02:27: EIGHT IS GREAT. Platzer slings a shot past Witt from the slot. | EDM 8, VAN 2

00:00: That's all! Oilers win! | EDM 8, VAN 2








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