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LIVE GAME BLOG: Oilers Rookies vs. Jets Rookies

Minute-by-minute updates as the Oilers meet the Jets at the 2016 Young Stars Tournament in Penticton, BC

by Meg Tilley @MegsTilley / Edmonton Oilers

Forward Lines:

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

Defensive pairings:

Niemelainen - Valentine
Jenkins - Irving
Betker - Doetzel


Video: OILERS TODAY | Oilers vs. Jets Pre-Game


20:00: The game is now underway.

12:36: Oilers forward Collin Shirley rips a shot on net but Jets goaltender Mikhail Berdin makes the save.

10:20: Jets forward Kyle Connor rockets a shot above the glove of Oilers goaltender Kevin Bouchard. | WPG 1, EDM 0

7:43: Oilers forward Brendan Lemieux and Oilers defenceman Aaron Irving each receive two minutes for slashing.

5:49: Jets defenceman Nelso Nogier wrists a shot from the top of the hash marks but Bouchard quickly snatches from the air with his glove. 

3:05: Oilers forward Tyler Platzer finds teammate Jaedon Descheneau's tape, who ties it up with a close-range shot. | WPG 1, EDM 1

00:00: The period has now ended.

Video: 2016 Young Stars 1st period highlights: Oilers/Jets


20:00: The second period is now underway.

18:02: Oilers defenceman Dallas Valentine receives two minutes for tripping.

16:32: Lemieux receives two minutes for charging Oilers forward Drake Caggiula.

11:49: Irving one-times a shot, top left, from just inside the blueline but Berdin catches it high.

10:27: Descheneau receives two minutes for hooking.

8:57: Jets defenceman Jan Kostalek receives two minutes for hooking.

4:46: Lemieux receives two minutes for roughing.

3:13: From tape to tape to tape, Oilers linemates Jesse Puljujarvi found Joey Benik who dumped it to Patrick Russell, who finished it off tapping it into the Jets net. | EDM 2, WPG 1

00:00: The period has now ended.

Video: 2016 Young Stars 2nd period highlights: Oilers/Jets


20:00: The third period is now underway.

19:41: Puljujarvi quickly advances up the left side, into the Jets defensive end, finding Benik's tape on the right, who sends the puck back into the middle, in front of the crease, as Caggiula skates in and finishes the play. | EDM 3, WPG 1

14:47: Jets forward Axel Blomqvist receives two minutes for slashing.

14:21: Jets defenceman Logan Stanley receives two minutes for delay of game.

13:40: Just below the hash marks, Caggiula sees Benik advance into the Jets defensive end in front of the crease, finding his tape Benik finishes the play to give Edmonton a three-goal lead. | EDM 4, WPG 1  

11:15: Oilers forward Braden Christoffer receives two minutes for tripping.

1:48: Oilers forward Greg Chase receives 10 minutes for misconduct.

00:00: The period has now ended. Shots on net 38-27 for Edmonton

Video: 2016 Young Stars 3rd period highlights: Oilers/Jets

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