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ROUND 4: Boyle scores; Rattie is stopped. Oilers lose 3-2 in a shootout. Next up is the Leafs on Wednesday.
ROUND 3: Forsberg scores; Gagner scores.
ROUND 2: Ryan Ellis hits the post; Nugent-Hopkins misses the net.
ROUND 1: Turris hits the post; Draisaitl misses the net.
0.0: Oilers get the kill. We’re headed to a shootout.
4:05: Rieder is sent to the box for hooking. Another big kill coming for the Oilers. Nashville takes a timeout.
5:00: Overtime has begun.
0.0: Draisaitl nets the equalizer and Koskinen backstops the Oilers to overtime. The club secures at least a point tonight. Koskinen with 35 saves.
1:03: MIKKO! Koskinen stands tall to help kill the penalty. Oilers take a timeout.
3:02: Koskinen weathers all sorts of chaos in the crease then scrambles to cover the puck. In venturing outside the crease to cover the puck, the keeper was called for delay of game. HUGE kill for the Oilers upcoming.
4:01: Sissons hits the far post on a one-timer and Arvidsson gets stopped on yet another partial break. That’s four posts for the Preds tonight.
10:48: CAN’T FORGET ABOUT DRAI! Draisaitl backhands a rebound past Rinne on the man advantage for his second of the night and 38th of the season. Oilers tie it up on the power play. Chiasson and Nugent-Hopkins get the helpers. RNH ties a career-high in points with 56. | EDM 2, NSH 2
11:31: Matt Benning gets Turris’ stick to the face. Oilers with their third power play of the night.
13:58: Colby Cave gets within the slot and whips a wrist shot at Rinne but he gets a piece of the puck with his glove.
16:35: Cody McLeod cuts through the Oilers defence and wills a backhander at Koskinen, who made the save.
20:00: The third period has begun.
0.0: Two goals in the span of 1:24 by the Preds push the club ahead 2-1 to begin the third period. Shots are 22-18 Nashville.
3:01: Koskinen flashes the leather emphatically on Forsberg’s 2-on-1 shot.
MIKK? WITH THE GLOVE! #LetsGoOilers
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4:43: Preds continue to apply pressure, with Filip Forsberg ripping the iron with a one-timer.
6:53: Preds pounce once again. P.K. Subban whistles a clapper from the point to beat Koskinen’s glove side. | NSH 2, EDM 1
8:17: Rocco Grimaldi fires the puck off the rush and Colton Sissons pops in the rebound. | EDM 1, NSH 1
10:36: The power play is quickly neutralized, as Gagner tripped Arvidsson on a partial break. Four-on-four hockey upcoming.
10:47: Kyle Turris infracts Ryan Nugent-Hopkins with a hook to warrant a minor penalty.
12:36: Oilers get a few chances on Rinne but can’t get the insurance marker. Sam Gagner missed the net after a nice setup by Alex Chiasson. Chiasson later had a long look from the slot but his shot was redirected out of play.
17:25: Matt Donovan is called for hooking. Oilers get their first power play of the night.
20:00: The second period is under way. The Oilers are still on the penalty kill for over a minute.
0.0: Draisaitl scores shorthanded and Koskinen makes several key stops, as the Oilers take their 1-0 lead into the second period.
41.6: Edmonton gets hemmed in the own zone, forcing Koskinen to make a few spectacular saves. Andrej Sekera gets called for tripping.
4:45: Tobias Rieder deflects a puck but from the top of the crease but Rinne pushes out to make the save. The Oilers are out-shooting the Preds 8-5 with under five left in the first.
8:43: Draisaitl finds Nurse off the rush but his wrist shot is stopped by Rinne.
14:28: The Preds ding a pair of posts on their man advantage then Mikko Koskinen turns aside Ryan Johansen’s wrister from the slot.
17:52: DRAISAITL STAYS HOT! Leon Draisaitl intercepts a feed just before the Oilers blueline for a breakaway then slips a backhander 5-hole on Pekka Rinne. That’s Draisaitl’s 37th of the season. Oilers get on the board shorthanded. | EDM 1, NSH 0
18:46: Darnell Nurse gets the game’s first penalty, being called for hooking.
19:14: Oscar Klefbom gets the game’s first shot on goal with a slap shot from the left point.
20:00: Tonight’s game has begun. The Oilers seek their third consecutive win and will do so without the services of captain Connor McDavid, who is still suspended. The Predators’ Trade Deadline acquisitions Wayne Simmonds and Mikael Granlund will not be in the lineup.
Rieder – Draisaitl – Chiasson
Kassian – Nugent-Hopkins – Gagner
Lucic – Cave – Currie
Malone – Brodziak – Rattie
Klefbom – Larsson
Nurse – Russell
Sekera – Benning
OUT: Khaira (lower body), Puljujarvi (lower body), Petrovic, Gravel, McDavid
OILERS TODAY | PRE-GAME AT NSH