IN-GAME BLOG: Oilers at Flames
Minute-by-minute updates as the Oilers take on the Calgary Flames
The Edmonton Oilers play their first of the season series against their intra-provincial rivals, the Calgary Flames.
Line Combinations (and defence pairings) for the Oilers:
Ference - Petry
Belov - Larsen
N.Schultz - Potter
*Starters in bold.
Out: MacIntyre (knee), Pitlick (knee), J.Schultz (groin), Bachman (lower body), Jones (healthy), Arcobello (healthy)
19:37: Puck sneaks past Dubnyk and slides on the goal line but not in and the Oilers goalie swats it out to keep the game scoreless.
14:54: Larsen gets his stick on a shot to deflect the puck into the netting, Calgary leads in shots 5-0 early.
14:04: Dubnyk with a glove save through traffic.
09:41: Dubnyk with a big save, lost the puck but covers up. Oilers trail in shots 8-2.
07:37: Tic-tac-toe go the Flames, some nice passing gives the Calgary Flames the lead courtesy of their rookie Sean Monahan from Jiri Hudler. | EDM 0, CGY 1
06:25: Mammoth tilt between Oilers Luke Gazdic and Flames Brian McGrattan after Anton Belov goes down hurt. Long fight, both landing blows.
03:11: Things are heating up in Calgary! Andrew Ference takes exception to Lee Stempniak's hit to the head. The captain gets right up and gives him the business drawing blood as Stempniak heads to the dressing room.
Wow. Great fight by gadzik. Very impressive. Didn't think he could hang with 16.— Jason Strudwick (@Struds1260) November 17, 2013
02:07: Acton draws a hooking penalty on Colborne and the Oilers and Flames are playing some 4-on-4 hockey.
00:00: Two fights in the first 20 minutes. One goal for the Flames. First period is in the books. | EDM 0, CGY 1
20:00: The second period is underway!
13:47: Some sustained movement in the offensive zone for the Oilers here early in the second.
09:49: Halfway through the second period and the shots are 16-10 in Calgary's favour. The score remains 1-0.
#Oilers come very close to scoring a PPG and tying this one up but Berra sticks out the pad to keep it 1-0 Calgary late 2nd.— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) November 17, 2013
02:52: Dennis Wideman goes bar down over the glove-side of Dubnyk to give Calgary a two goal lead. | EDM 0, CGY 2
00:00: A lot of pushing and shoving in the final minute of play in the second period. One more to go! | EDM 0, CGY 2
20:00: The third period is underway!
16:19: Jordan Eberle scores! The Oilers draw within one with plenty of hockey left to play. | EDM 1, CGY 2
11:42: Ales Hemsky bags the equalizer and we're all tied up at two! | EDM 2, CGY 2
10:23: David Perron gives the Oilers their first lead of the game! A huge goal from the forward as Edmonton has three straight goals in this third period. | EDM 3, CGY 2
00:00: Perron gets an empty-netter and the Oilers complete the comeback! | EDM 4, CGY 2