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LIVE GAME BLOG: Oilers Rookies vs. Golden Bears

Minute-by-minute updates as the Oilers visit the Golden Bears at Clare Drake Arena in Edmonton

by Meg Tilley @MegsTilley / EdmontonOilers.com
PRE-GAME NOTES

Forward Lines:

Benik-Caggiula-Puljujarvi
Christoffer-Platzer-Russell
Descheneau-Butcher-Chase
Shirley-Bauer-Soustal

Defensive pairings:

Jones-Benning
Neimelainen-Bear
Betker-Doetzel

Goalie:

Ellis

OILERS 6, GOLDEN BEARS 3

 

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GAME PREVIEW

Video: OILERS TODAY | Oilers vs. Golden Bears

 

FIRST PERIOD

20:00: The game is now under way.

19:30: As the Golden Bears advance hard and fast into the Oilers defensive end, forward Tanner Clarkson comes from behind Oilers goaltender Nick Ellis's net and taps the puck in. | GB 1, EDM 0  

15:30: Golden Bears forward Taylor Cooper is sent to the box, two minutes for hooking.

11:49: Oilers forward Tomas Soustal finds teammate Collin Shirley who quickly puts the puck away in Golden Bears goaltender Luke Siemens. | GB 1, EDM 1

10:51: The U of A responds quickly as forward Jamie Crooks responds, giving his team the lead. | GB 2, EDM 1

9:41: Oilers forward Braden Christoffer catches the rebound and ties it up. | GB 2, EDM 2  

8:25: Oilers forward Tomas Soustal gets Edmonton the lead on a hard shot from below the hash marks. | EDM 3, GB 2

2:00: Golden Bears defenceman receives two minutes for tripping.

00:00: The period has now ended. Shots on goal 25-6 for Edmonton.

Video: 1st Period Highlights - Oilers Rookies vs. U of A 

SECOND PERIOD

20:00: The period is now under way.

19:05: Golden Bears forward Joshua Derko receives two minutes for hooking.

18:17: Oilers forward Patrick Russell tips the puck into the net after teammate Jesse Puljujarvi rockets a shot from the centre of the hash marks. | EDM 4, GB 2 

17:39: Oilers defenceman Ben Betker receives two minutes for interference. 

8:17: Golden Bears defenceman Graeme Craig receives two minutes for cross checking.

5:48: Oilers forward Greg Chases receives two minutes for slashing.

2:30: Golden Bears forward Jayden Hart receives two minutes for tripping.

1:42: Oilers forward Drake Caggiula gives Edmonton a three-goal lead. | EDM 5, GB 2 

00:00: The period has now ended.

Video: 2nd Period Highlights - Oilers Rookies vs. U of A

THIRD PERIOD

20:00: The third period is now under way.

16:25: Golden Bears forward Lucas Nickles rips a shot from the top of the circle as it flies above Ellis' blocker. | EDM 5, GB 3

11:01: Betker and Golden Bears forward Stephane Legault each receive two minutes for roughing.

5:28: Oilers defenceman Matt Benning and Craig each receive two minutes for roughing.

00:45: The Golden Bears pull Siemens from the net but Oilers forward Joey Benik spots Caggiula on his own in the neutral zone, sending the puck up the ice, Caggiula slides the puck into the open net. | EDM 6, GB 3

00:00: The period has now ended.

Video: 3rd Period Highlights - Oilers Rookies vs. U of A

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