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IN-GAME BLOG: Jets vs. Oilers

Minute-by-minute updates from Edmonton's rookie tournament game against the Winnipeg Jets.

Saturday, 07.09.2013 / 12:47 AM / Cenovus Game Story
By Chris Wescott  - edmontonoilers.com
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PRE-GAME NOTES


The Edmonton Oilers Prospects will attempt to rebound from a 5-2 loss in the opening game of the 2013 Young Stars Tournament on Thursday. They will do so with revamped forward lines and shuffled defensive pairings versus the Winnipeg Jets Rookies tonight.

This is the Jets rookie team's first action of the tournament.

Line Combinations (and defence pairings) for the Oilers:

Platzer-Khaira-Miller
Kessy-Ewanyk-Bilcke
Baddock-Schaber-Chase
Fyten-Roy-Houck
 
Klefbom-Marincin
Leach-Musil
Davidson-Gernat

Cadorette

             
FIRST PERIOD

20:00:  Anthem sung, warmups done. It's time for hockey! Puck drops and game is underway!

19:17:  SAVE! Cadorette covers the puck after good offensive pressure by the Jets.

16:29:  Bodies flying everywhere, Chase Schaber is clipped and loses the puck in the defensive zone, Nic Petan scoops up for Winnipeg and puts a great move across the crease and scores. | WPG 1, EDM 0

15:56:  Kessy and Yasin Cisse involved in a scrap. Gloves off, Kessy covers Cisse up.

15:18:  Scott Kosmachuk skates from center to the left, puck is popped up in the air by a stick and he bats it down mid-air and in. | WPG 2, EDM 0

08:30:  Austin Fyten called for tripping. Shots are 7-5 in Winnipeg's favor.

06:45:  A LOT of traffic out in front, puck gets lost in shuffle but Mitchell Theoret is credited with the goal with assists from Josh Morrissey and Petan. | WPG 3, EDM 0

02:12: Musil whistled for roughing.

00:00:  As time expires, Fyten rifles a shot at Eric Comrie who gloves it down! At the end of the first period, shots are 15-9 in the Jets favor and the score is | WPG 3, EDM 0

SECOND PERIOD

20:00:  Second period is underway!

15:28:  Great offensive pressure by the Oilers! But the score remains 3-0 Winnipeg.

12:03:  Ty Bilcke drops the gloves with Jean Dupuy and lands a few crushing lefts! Good scrap.

08:23:  Ryan Olsen goes on a breakaway with a trailing Oscar Klefbom, gets tangled up put the puck trickles past Cadorette | WPG 4, EDM 0

07:39:  Axel Blomqvist cleans up the garbage connecting on a backdoor rebound | WPG 5, EDM 0

05:28:  Kosmachuk awaits a loose rebound in the slot and takes wide open shot, firing past Cadorette and in.  | WPG 6, EDM 0

07:39:  Axel Blomqvist cleans up the garbage connecting on a backdoor rebound | WPG 5, EDM 0

00:00:  The horn sounds and period two comes to a close. Shots are 26-21 in the Jets favor.  | WPG 6, EDM 0

THIRD PERIOD

20:00:  The third and final frame is underway.

15:05:  GOAL! Kyle Platzer comes streaking up the left wing and snipes a goal! His first of the tournament and the first of the night for the Oilers. | WPG 6, EDM 1

03:40:  The Oilers have now taken the shot lead, 36-29 but trail 6-1

03:01:  OILERS GOAL! Greg Chase scores on the power play as the puck deflects off his body and in after a shot from the point by Oscar Klefbom. | WPG 6, EDM 2

01:40:  Blomqvist scores for the Jets | WPG 7, EDM 2


00:00:  Horn sounds, final shots are 38-31 in favor of Edmonton | WPG 7, EDM 2



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