IN-GAME BLOG: Oilers at Ducks
Minute-by-minute updates as the Oilers take on the Anaheim Ducks
Line Combinations (and defence pairings) for the Oilers:
Out: Joensuu (high ankle sprain), Jones (Knee), Yakupov (ankle), Ference (chest), Gazdic (shoulder), Pitlick (knee)
20:00: Tonight's game is underway.
16:34: Andersen covers up the first shot of the game.
15:07: Nugent-Hopkins looks for Eberle backdoor but it's stopped at the post by Andersen.
11:52: Nugent-Hopkins with a shot from the slot. The Oilers are trying to bring the pressure to the Ducks early in the first, they lead in shots 5-1. Game remains scoreless.
09:33: Fasth with a baseball-like catch over the top of the net to stop play. Oilers lead in shots 7-1.
07:05: Beleskey and Acton drop the gloves. Acton gets the extra two for a holding call, served by Pinizzotto.
04:13: Fasth covers up a shot off a scary rush for the Ducks.
03:14: Glove save by Fasth. The shots are evening up as the Ducks start to push back.
2:30: Gagner to the sin bin for hooking. Oilers on the PK.
00:30: The penalty is over and the Oilers turn the puck the otherway but Andersen covers.
00:00: After 20 minutes, it's scoreless in the Honda Center. The Oilers lead in shots 11-9. | EDM 0, ANA 0
20:00: The second period is underway.
15:09: Gagner's shot grazes Andersen and flies high into the netting.
14:46: Taylor Hall's breakaway is denied by Andersen.
12:02: Fasth gloves a point shot to keep the game scoreless. Shots are 16-12, Oilers.
10:28: The Oilers go on the power play trying to score the go-ahead goal as Palmeieri heads to the box.
07:23: Anaheim's Fraser and Edmonton's Hendricks head to the box for two minutes each for roughing. 4-on-4 hockey coming up.
05:51: Perreault heads to the box for tripping and it's 4-on-3 power play time for the Oilers.
03:56: Philip Larsen zings a goal from the face-off dot! It may have hit a defenceman, but it goes in and the Oilers take the lead on the power play. | EDM 1, ANA 0
00:46: Hall's shot from the slot is gloved down.
00:00: After two periods of play, the Oilers lead in shots 24-15 and lead by one. | EDM 1, ANA 0
20:00: The third period is underway!
17:09: Hall finds Eberle backdoor for the two-goal lead! | EDM 2, ANA 0
16:32: Corey Perry answers back for the Ducks with a shot from the slot. | EDM 2, ANA 1
08:35: Perry tips a point shot in and the Ducks have tied things up. | EDM 2, ANA 2
06:38: Smyth to the box for boarding and the Oilers are on the PK.
04:38: Penalty killed. We're at even strength.
04:08: The Oilers get a power play of their own now courtesy of a high stick.
01:21: Beauchemin scores. Ducks take their first lead. | ANA 3, EDM 2
00:00: The Ducks score three goals in the third period to beat the Oilers. | ANA 3, EDM 2