IN-GAME BLOG: Oilers at Bruins
Minute-by-minute updates as the Oilers take on the Boston Bruins
Line Combinations (and defence pairings) for the Oilers:
Out: Larsen (illness), Joensuu (healthy)
20:00: Tonight's game is now underway.
18:16: Boyd Gordon takes a puck to the body and skates off in pain.
16:40: Luke Gazdic and Shawn Thornton drop the gloves! Gazdic gets pinned to the bench but cuts Thornton's lip with a punch and then a swift takedown by the Oiler.
Quick and effective! @lukegazdic earns the swift takedown on Thornton as the two big guys square off 3:20 into the first period.— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) February 1, 2014
14:47: Gordon returns to the ice and Hemsky's breakaway is turned away by Chad Johnson.
07:52: A big scrum behind the Oilers net. Edmonton is on the PK.
02:25: Ben Scrivens with 8 saves so far in the first, Oilers and Bruins remain scoreless.
00:00: All tied up here at TD Garden after the first period. | EDM 0, BOS 0
20:00: The second period is underway!
17:54: After a Scrivens tripping penalty, the Bruins strike first on the PP. A shot through traffic from the point gives Boston a 1-0 lead. | BOS 1, EDM 0
11:28: Loui Eriksson crashes the crease and scores. The puck goes off his skate and the goal is under review...
11:28: No goal! 'Distinct kicking motion' keeps this a one goal game.
09:00: Nine minutes remaining in the second and Bruins are outshooting Edmonton, 19-8 but lead by just one.
04:28: Pad save by Scrivens! The Oilers goalie stones Paille on a breakaway.
00:00: 40 minutes of play are in the books and Boston holds on to their one-goal lead. | BOS 1, EDM 0
20:00: The third is underway!
15:05: Ben scrivens with some big saves!
13:17: The Bruins take a 2-0 lead. Dougie Hamilton with the wrap around that goes off of Scrivens' skate and in. | BOS 2, EDM 0
10:30: Big Oilers power play coming up!
09:00: Edmonton's power play expires and the Bruins hang on to the two-goal lead.
07:25: Ben Scrivens gets looked at after taking a shot off the upper body.
06:55: Boston takes 3-0 lead courtesy of Soderberg. | BOS 3, EDM 0
4:18: Krug connects on a PP one-timer and Boston gains the four-goal lead. | BOS 4, EDM 0
00:00: Boston runs away with it in the third. Stay tuned for post-game coverage. | BOS 4, EDM 0