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IN-GAME BLOG: Oilers at Rangers

Minute-by-minute updates as the Oilers take on the Rangers in NYC

Thursday, 06.02.2014 / 9:24 PM / Cenovus Game Story
By Chris Wescott  - edmontonoilers.com
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IN-GAME BLOG: Oilers at Rangers
Minute-by-minute updates as the Oilers take on the Rangers in NYC
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PRE-GAME NOTES

Line Combinations (and defence pairings) for the Oilers:

Hall-RNH-Yakupov
Perron-Gagner-Eberle
Hendricks-Gordon-Hemsky
Gazdic-Smyth-Jones

Defence pairings:

N. Schultz-J.Schultz
Marincin-Petry
Fraser
-Ference

Scrivens

Out: Larsen (illness), Joensuu (healthy), Belov (healthy), Potter (healthy)

FIRST PERIOD

20:00:
Tonight's game is now underway.

17:04: Ryan Smyth scores! A greasy goal puts the Oilers on the board first. A turnover in front of the Rangers net, Perron fires on Talbot and Smyth smashes in the loose puck out of mid-air. | EDM 1, NYR 0

13:37: Just over 6 minutes in and the Rangers lead in shots, 5-2 but the Oilers have the one-goal lead.

00:00: The first period has come to a close with the Oilers on top, 1-0. | EDM 1, NYR 0

SECOND PERIOD

20:00: The second period is underway.

19:36: A turnover leads to the Rangers tying things up. Derick Brassard put some zip on his one-timer and it's all knotted up. | EDM 1, NYR 1

12:22: Rangers lead in shots 17-9 almost 8 minutes into the second.

09:38: Oilers with their first power play of the game as Carcillo goes to the sin bin for slashing.

09:03: Puck crosses the line but the official says no goal. This one is going to be reviewed.

09:03: No goal ruling stands.

08:43: Callahan goes on a breakaway but a big save by Scrivens keeps this game tied at one.

00:00: The second period comes to a close and we're all knotted up at MSG. | EDM 1, NYR 1


THIRD PERIOD

20:00: The third period is underway!

09:26: Some pressure on Talbot but the whistle blows it dead. Oilers and Rangers are still all tied up.

07:24: Scrivens coming up big in the third.

05:15: Final six minutes of regulation and the Oilers and Rangers are still tied. Scrivens with 10 saves in the third so far

01:38: Taylor Hall batlles behind the net, frees the puck to Gagner who backhands a pass to Nail Yakupov in the slot and he buries the one-timer. Oilers lead! | EDM 2, NYR 1

00:00: It's all over! The Oilers come away with the 2-1 victory.



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