IN-GAME BLOG: Oilers at Devils
Minute-by-minute updates as the Oilers take on the Devils in New Jersey.
Line Combinations (and defence pairings) for the Oilers:
Out: Larsen (illness), Jones (healthy), Belov (healthy), Potter (healthy)
20:00: Tonight's game is now underway.
19:12: Justin Schultz with a great chance but Schneider makes the save.
15:10: Ryder trying to find the loose puck out in front but Bryzgalov covers up. It's scoreless here at the Prudential Center.
12:11: Yakupov with a couple of nice feeds to Taylor Hall but the Oilers and Devils still tied up at 0-0.
09:55: Yakupov sends the puck across the ice to Hall who sets up Andrew Ference backdoor but the captain can't connect as Scheider makes a great save.
08:59: Loktionov scores to take the lead for the Devils. | NJ 1, EDM 0
08:30: Oilers goal! Hall connects on a pass from Yakupov on a 2-on-1 rush and it's all tied up. | EDM 1, NJ 1
00:00: Two goals, 29 seconds apart and we're all tied up after the first period. | EDM 1, NJ 1
20:00: The second period is underway!
18:35: Greene to the box for his high stick on Yakupov and the Oilers are on the power play.
17:40: Perron's hooking call negates the power play. 4-on-4 hockey for 1:03.
15:40: The penalties are off the board. It's back to 5-on-5 hockey.
13:47: Fraser headed to the sin bin for boarding.
05:21: Clowe's partial breakaway attempt is kicked wide! The score remains knotted up at one.
03:24: Jagr's shot is swallowed up by Bryzgalov! The Oilers are being outshot 18-10 and Bryz is making the saves to keep the game tied.
00:00: We have a tied game heading into the third period. | EDM 1, NJ 1
20:00: The third period is underway!
16:16: Yak gives Schneider a spray of snow as he comes in fast to the crease. The game remains tied, 1-1.
11:35: RNH getting his hand checked out and putting it on ice after taking a shot off it.
10:35: Hemsky to the box for tripping.
09:04: Ryder rings one off the post and Henrique is headed to the box so it's 4-on-4 hockey time.
03:31: Pressure out in front by the Oilers and Andrew Ference but no red light.
01:00: One minute remaining in regulation, still tied at one.
00:00: Free hockey! We're headed to overtime...
05:00: Overtime is underway!
02:26: Jon Merrill scores to give the Devils the win.