IN-GAME BLOG: Canucks vs. Oilers

Minute-by-minute updates from Edmonton's rookie tournament game against the Vancouver Canucks.

Sunday, 08.09.2013 / 7:31 PM
Chris Wescott  - edmontonoilers.com

PRE-GAME NOTES

The Edmonton Oilers Prospects will attempt to break their two-game losing streak at the Young Stars Classic in Penticton, B.C. tonight as they play the Vancouver Canucks rookies.

Line Combinations (and defence pairings) for the Oilers:

Baddock-Schaber-Abney

Kessy-Ewanyk-Bilcke

Platzer-Khaira-Miller

Fyten-Roy-Chase

Nurse-Davidson

Gernat-Betker

Leach-Musil

Palazzese

FIRST PERIOD

20:00: Warmups done, anthem sung, puck dropped and we are underway in Penticton!

11:16: Back and forth action here! Edmonton leads in shots 5-4

11:01: Oilers Ty Bilcke on a 2-on-1! Great shot but it's saved by Corbeil. Still scoreless.

08:27: Oilers Prospects lead shot count 10-6 in a scoreless game. BIG saves by Franky Palazzese and Mathieu Corbeil.

01:56: Kale Kessy involved in a scrap after Palazzese makes a great couple of saves! Score still 0-0.

00:00: Offensive chances abound for both teams but neither can connect! Edmonton leads shots after one, 14-11 | EDM 1, VAN 0

SECOND PERIOD

20:00: Puck drops and we are underway in the second period!

18:30: Marco Roy SCORES! Assisted by Chase and Fyten. Roy with the wraparound goal gives the Oilers the lead! | EDM 1, VAN 0

14:56: Kyle Platzer scores his second goal of the tournament! Assited by Leach and Miller. | EDM 2, VAN 0

14:16: Gregory Chase goes at it with Kyle Hope! A good, long scrap with both parties getting some shots in. Hope gets roughing and fighting penalty while Chase gets a fighting call.

08:56: A pretty tic-tac-toe play nets Vancouver their first of the night.Philippe Mallet from Brendan Gaunce. | EDM 2, VAN 1

07:28: Great pad save by Palazzese but the puck stays free and a huge pile of bodies plants itself in front of the net with the puck eventually being pushed in. Cole Cassels from Jesse Mychan is the call. | EDM 2, VAN 2

00:00: A wild third period leaves us with a tied hockey game.| EDM 2, VAN 2

THIRD PERIOD

20:00: We are underway in the third period!

10:20: It's another fight! This time Travis Ewanyk squares off against Zach Hall and the Oilers prospect takes this one. Tied hockey game! Shots are 35-22 in favor of Vancouver.

09:31: A power play goal for Vancouver gives them their first lead of the game. Sacha Guimond with the goal, assited by Cassels and Gaunce. | EDM 2, VAN 3

03:05: A shot from the point fires past a screened Oilers netminder after being tipped by Alex Friesen. | EDM 2, VAN 4

00:00: An empty netter with under a minute to go completes the Canucks comeback. | EDM 2, VAN 5

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