The Oilers came into this afternoon's game looking to extend their winning streak to three. Through 40 minutes and early into the third, it appeared as though the modest sequence would be snapped. Atlanta led 3-1 early in the third period and held a dominant 23-11 shot advantage at that point in the match. Then, Taylor Hall
arrived in emphatic fashion, wowing the the 16,839 on hand to witness his thrilling performance.
The Oilers rookie took over in the final 20 minutes, posting a natural hat-trick (all on the power-play) to propel the Oilers to a 5-3 victory over the Atlanta Thrashers at Rexall place. Ales Hemsky
sealed the outcome with an empty net tally at 19:48, while Devan Dubnyk
posted 28 saves in his return to crease.
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