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LIVE GAME BLOG: Oilers Rookies vs. Flames Rookies

by Chris Wescott / Edmonton Oilers


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PRE-GAME NOTES

Forward Lines:

Slepyshev - Draisaitl - Chase
Rankin - Platzer - Sanford
Soy - Linaker - Winquist
Christoffer - Roy - Bukarts

Defensive Pairings:

LaLeggia - Nurse
Betker - Davis
Waltz - Jones

Goalies:

Papirny



FIRST PERIOD

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

18:12: Mason McDonald wisely covers up the puck shortly following a scramble in front of the Flames net. We are underway here in Penticton.

14:10: Winquist can't quite handle the loose puck in front with a somewhat open net.

10:22: Papirny with a big save. Calgary leads in shots 9-6.

06:07: The Flames are on the board first. Nice play from behind the net and Hunter Smith finishes it off. | CGY 1, EDM 0

04:36: Another nice Calgary goal. Mangiapane takes the feed from Arnold. | CGY 2, EDM 0

00:39: Papirny comes up big stopping a shot in deep.

00:00: Oilers trail 2-0 at the end of the first period. Trail in shots, 19-9. | CGY 2, EDM 0

SECOND PERIOD

20:00: The second period is underway.

17:46: Nurse goes to the box for roughing. Pavel Karnaukhov off for tripping. We have 4-on-4 hockey.

17:03: Josh Winquist goes top shelf! Oilers right back in it. | CGY 2, EDM 1

15:45: Arnold scores on the PP and Calgary is right back up by two. | CGY 3, EDM 1

12:04: Blocker save by Papirny!

10:19: Cole Sanford draws a penalty as he drives to the net. Oilers on the PP!

06:08: Nurse to the box for tripping.

03:13: Betker goads a Flame to take an unsportsmanlinke penalty. Oilers on the PP.

02:12: Joey LaLeggia scores on the power play and the Oilers are right back in it. | CGY 3, EDM 2

00:00: Oilers finish the second period strong. We have ourselves a hockey game. | CGY 3, EDM 2

THIRD PERIOD

20:00: The third is happening now. Oilers begin on the PP, due to delay of game.

18:36: Oilers foil a partial shorthanded break.

14:45: Christoffer gets hauled down and a holding call gives Oilers a PP.

14:30: Christoffer scores! But it was Leon Draisaitl's gorgeous backhand pass that deserves credit. | EDM 3, CGY 3

08:18: PENALTY SHOT! LEON DRAISAITL!

08:18: As if there was any doubt... Draisaitl deftly goes five-hole. Oilers take their first lead of the night. | EDM 4. CGY 3

01:25: Jordan Papirny with a HUGE save. Scrum ensues.

01:14: Winquist with the insurance goal! | EDM 5, CGY 3

00:06: Rankin nets another! | EDM 6, CGY 3

00:00: GAME OVER. What a comeback win for the Oilers. | EDM 6, CGY 3








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