IN-GAME BLOG: Oilers at Flames

Minute-by-minute updates from Edmonton's road contest in Calgary

Saturday, 14.09.2013 / 10:00 PM
Chris Wescott  - edmontonoilers.com

PRE-GAME NOTES

The Edmonton Oilers visit Calgary tonight in a split squad pre-season game.

Line Combinations (and defence pairings) for the Oilers:

Eberle - Gagner - Hamilton

Perron - Gordon - Jones

Bilcke - Ewanyk - Nesbitt

Eager - Acton - Chase

Smid - Petry

Schultz - Fedun

Marincin - Larsen

LaBarbera

Bachman

FIRST PERIOD

20:00: Puck drops and we are underway from the Saddledome in Calgary!

17:31: Ryan Culkin called for interference and the Oilers have a power play!

16:19: The Oilers strike first on the power play! Jeff Petry sends a shot from inside the point on net and Ryan Jones planted himself in the face of the Flames netminder and deflected the puck in. | EDM 1, CGY 0

11:52: Ryan Jones to the box for cross-checking

04:50: Less than five minutes remaining in the first period and the Oilers have a 1-0 lead, shots are close 5-4 in favor of the Flames.

00:02: Jeff Petry whistled for a boarding penalty with 1.4 seconds left.

00:00: Period ends and the Oilers maintain their 1-0 lead, trailing in shots 6-5 and they will start the second period on the penalty kill for 1:59 | EDM 1, CGY 0

SECOND PERIOD

00:00 second period underway!

12:03: Nesbitt centers right on the tape of Bilcke in the slot but the rookie shoots it right into the waiting glove of Joey MacDonald. Oilers leas 1-0.

10:58: Travis Ewanyk and Flames Blair Jones drop the gloves! It's a quick scrap as Ewanyk loses footing.

08:52: John Ramage holds Ryan Jones and it's an Oilers power play.

08:52: Richard Bachman comes in net for the Oilers as Joni Ortio takes over for the Flames.

06:47: David Perron is knocked down in the corner but gets back up and streaks to the faceoff dot firing a shot past Ortio and the Oilers lead 2-0! Taylor Fedun with his second assist of the night. EDM 2, CGY 0

00:00: End of the second period, shots are 15-12 in favour of the Oilers. EDM 2, CGY 0

THIRD PERIOD

20:00: Period three is underway!

17:17: A shot deflects off the skate of Philip Larsen and right to a waiting Emile Poirier and he sinks it backdoor on Bachman. EDM 2, CGY 1

13:29: Mike Cammaleri buries a spinorama pass by Matt Stajan to tie the game. | EDM 2, CGY 2

04:52: Eberle, coast to coast, fires from steep angle on net, puck bounces out of the glove of Ortio and Ryan Hamilton bats it out front to Martin Marincin who finishes it. Oilers goal! EDM 3, CGY 2

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