4 2

THIRD PERIOD

0.0: Oilers win! The Oilers now only need one more point in order to clinch home ice advantage in the first round. Final shot count in the game was 32-15 for Edmonton.

1:49: Marleau goes back to the box for San Jose after tripping Draisaitl.

3:29: Lucic completes the natural hat trick with another power play marker 57 seconds into the Marleau penalty. | EDM 4, SJ 2

4:26: Patrick Marleau received two minutes for hooking Matt Benning, giving the Oilers a chance to eat some time off the clock on the man advantage.

7:25: Shots on goal are 30-15 for the Oilers.

12:01: Lucic struck again 3:31 after the tying goal to give the Oilers their first lead of the night. This time, he outmuscled David Schlemko in the paint to sweep the puck past Martin Jones. | EDM 3, SJ 2

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15:34: Only nine seconds into the man advantage, the Oilers converted as Milan Lucic redirected the puck past Martin Jones to knot the game up at 2-2. | EDM 2, SJ 2

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15:43: The Oilers looked to build off the penalty shot stop when San Jose received a bench minor for having too many men on the ice nearly five minutes into the final frame.

17:41: Matt Benning hauled down Marcus Sorenson on a breakaway, giving the Sharks forward a penalty shot. On the penalty shot, Talbot came up with a huge stop, denying Sorenson with his glove.

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20:00: Period three will start soon.

SECOND PERIOD

0.0: Shots on goal in the second period were 11-5 for the Oilers and 21-10 Edmonton overall in the game.

5:51: A hooking penalty on Adam Larsson gave the Sharks their fourth power play of the game.

7:30: San Jose struck for their second goal of the game with 7:30 remaining in the middle frame. Brent Burns wristed a shot from the point that beat a screened Talbot. | SJ 2, EDM 1

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9:38: Just past the midway point of the game, shots on goal were 17-6 for the Oilers.

12:57: San Jose received a penalty with 13 minutes to go in the second after Justin Braun hooked McDavid.

15:20: Oilers even it up after a point shot by Oscar Klefbom ricochets off the leg of San Jose’s Tomas Hertl in front onto the stick of Connor McDavid, who makes no mistake and puts the puck into the yawning cage. | EDM 1, SJ 1

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16:51: Penalty is killed off; shots are 12-6 Oilers.

19:00: One minute into the second period, Patrick Maroon took a penalty to send the Sharks back on the power play.

20:00: Period two has begun.

FIRST PERIOD

0.0: Shots on goal after one period were 10-5 for the Oilers.

3:26: Haley got two for unsportsmanlike conduct, sending the Oilers to their first power play of the game.

3:26: With 3:26 to go in the first, Milan Lucic had a great hit on Chris Tierney at the top of the Oilers zone and the aftermath was a fight between Micheal Haley and number 27 of the Oilers. The bout saw some big connections from both combatants but neither could claim to be the victor.

7:25 Shots on goal were 4-3 for the Sharks with just over seven minutes to play.

13:52: Four seconds after the Desharnais penalty expired, Joel Ward tipped a David Schlemko point shot five-hole past Oilers starting goaltender Cam Talbot to open the scoring for the home side. | SJ 1, EDM 0

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15:56: The Oilers took another penalty, this time David Desharnais for slashing.

16:20: Edmonton killed off the penalty. The only shot of the game goes to the Oilers.

19:16: 44 seconds into the game, the Oilers received a penalty for having too many men on the ice, sending the Sharks to the power play.

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

TONIGHT’S LINEUP

Maroon – McDavid – Draisaitl
Lucic – Nugent-Hopkins – Eberle
Pouliot – Desharnais – Kassian
Caggiula – Letestu – Pakarinen

Klefbom – Larsson
Sekera – Russell
Nurse – Benning

Talbot

Out: Pitlick (injured), Gryba (healthy), Slepyshev (healthy), Hendricks (healthy)

OILERS TODAY

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