With two consecutive victories highlighting the conclusion of the previous homestand, Edmonton came into tonight looking to continue its winning ways against a struggling Avalanche squad. Sam Gagner
and Ryan Jones
set the tone, each recording a power-play goal before the midway mark of the first period. Colorado was unable to reply, eventually surrendering an additional three goals on the night en route to the Oilers' 5-1 triumph at Pepsi Center.
Edmonton's success on special teams continued throughout the night, as Andrew Cogliano scored his 11th on the year early in the third period, shorthanded, following a beautifully executed play by linemate Liam Reddox
. Overall, a tremendously successful evening for the visitors across the board. Devan Dubnyk
returned to the crease tonight, recording 33 saves on 34 Avalanche shots to collect his 10th win of the season.
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