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0.0: OILERS WIN! Sheahan nets the game-winner as the club snaps a four-game losing slide! Someone, somewhere, play Tarzan Boy!
2:47: The Oilers power play is suppressed by Montreal. The club is 1-for-5 on the man advantage tonight.
6:54: Cousins gets called for interference, sending the Oilers back to the PP.
9:57: Koskinen snatches Domi’s wrister.
12:12: SHEAHAN! Riley Sheahan and Archibald orchestrate a perfect give-and-go on a 2-on-1. Sheahan nets his third of the year on the play and Archibald picks up his second point of the night. | EDM 4, MTL 3
13:00: The Oilers get close but Nugent-Hopkins’ wrister from the slot bounces off the post and gets covered up by Price.
15:06: Joakim Nygard goes wide on Cale Fleury, causing the defender to take a penalty. The Oilers get a great chance for the go-ahead goal on the man advantage.
16:25: Petry shoots from a sharp angle and Koskinen gets it with his shoulder then covers up.
18:51: Max Domi dangles then goes far side on Koskinen to knot it up early in the third. Montreal erases yet another deficit. | EDM 3, MTL 3
20:00: The third period has begun!
0.0: The Habs amount all sorts of pressure in the dying moments of the frame but the Oilers get out without giving anything up. Edmonton had just three shots on goal in the middle stanza but McDavid made the third count putting the squad up 3-2 to enter the third.
4:20: THE CAP’N! McDavid attacks on a breakaway, stretching Price out on the blocker side then tucking for the power-play tally. McDavid now has 21 goals on the year and 61 points, while Draisaitl reaches the 60 point club himself with the helper. Nugent-Hopkins gets the secondary assist. | EDM 3, MTL 2
5:07: Weal gets his second minor of the night, going off for tripping. The Oilers get their third power play of the game.
10:50: Zack Kassian and Ben Chariot exchange knuckles. Both get five for fighting.
11:31: Petry slaps the puck and Danault tips it in front as the Habs come back from a two-goal deficit. | EDM 2, MTL 2
13:20: Caleb Jones is called for holding. The Canadiens go to the man advantage for the first time tonight.
15:10: The Habs jump out for the second with some energy, directing the period’s first four shots on goal at Koskinen.
20:00: The second period has begun. During the intermission, McDavid was announced Pacific Division Captain for the 2020 NHL All-Star Game!
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0.0: An entertaining first period concludes with the Oilers up on the Habs 2-1. Shots are 15-9 Edmonton.
55.0: Brendan Gallagher nearly scores with a deft tip in front of Koskinen but the puck skips wide.
5:41: Petry goes glove side to get the Habs on the board shorthanded. | EDM 2, MTL 1
7:32: Phillip Danault goes off for holding. The Oilers get another power-play attempt.
8:09: ARCHIE! Ethan Bear finds Josh Archibald’s blade on the doorstep for the redirection. Archibald bags his second goal of the season and Bear nets his eighth helper and 12th point! | EDM 2, MTL 0
10:10: Koskinen steers aside Nick Cousins’ in-flight rip.
13:59: Mikko Koskinen is sharp on his first feel of the puck, kicking away Jeff Petry’s one-timer from the slot. Jordan Weal later takes a tripping minor against Adam Larsson, giving the Oilers their first man advantage of the evening.
18:30: THEY’RE BAAAAACK! McDavid blows past a defender to create a 2-on-1 with Draisaitl, who makes no mistake on Carey Price. McDavid achieves point 60 on the season in just Game 39, while Draisaitl is one tick behind his linemate. | EDM 1, MTL 0
20:00: The Dynamic Duo of Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl are reunited as we are under way on Hockey Night in Canada!
Draisaitl – McDavid – Kassian
Neal – Nugent-Hopkins – Chiasson
Granlund – Haas – P. Russell
Nygard – Sheahan – Archibald
Nurse – Bear
Klefbom – Larsson
Russell – Jones
OUT: Gagner, Khaira, Manning, Benning (concussion)
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