10/11/14: Vancouver Canucks 5 Edmonton Oilers 4 (SO)

1st Oilers Goal (Hunt), Powerplay

  • Edmonton Contributions
    N. Yakupov – gets a loose puck in the left corner of the Canucks zone, skates it back to the middle of the blue line, and passes it to Purcell at the left point
    T. Purcell – moves the puck down to Perron at the left corner (cont.), gets the puck from Perron and passes it up to Hunt at the top of the zone
    D. Perron – skates the puck along the goal line towards the net and then backhands it back to Purcell next to the left faceoff circle
    B. Hunt – one-times Purcell’s pass past Miller’s blocker
  • Vancouver Faults
    A. Burrows – in the penalty box for tripping

2nd Oilers Goal (Arcobello), Even

  • Edmonton Contributions
    M. Arcobello – forces a turnover by Vey in the corner of the Oilers zone with a poke check (cont.), taps the puck in on the backside of the net before Miller can get across
    J. Petry – gets the puck below the goal line and passes it up to Perron along the boards
    D. Perron – skates the puck through the middle of the neutral zone into Vancouver’s zone and passes it to the left to Purcell
    T. Purcell – gets the puck, pulls it to the outside to his backhand in the left faceoff circle, and centers it to the crease
  • Vancouver Faults
    L. Vey – loses the puck in the corner of the Oilers zone as Arcobello pokes it away
    B. Richardson – chases the puck the whole way back into the zone and never looks to Arcobello on the crease, who he should have covered

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1st Canucks Goal (Sedin), Even

  • Vancouver Contributions
    D. Sedin – gets a loose puck behind the Oilers net and tries to put it in front, where it slides all the way to Edler at the top of the zone (cont.), rotates to the outside of the right faceoff circle and then turns and puts a wrist shot on net
    A. Edler – fakes a shot and then passes the puck to H. Sedin at the right half boards
    H. Sedin – moves the puck down the boards to D. Sedin in the right corner (cont.), deflects D. Sedin’s shot
  • Edmonton Faults
    A. Ference – loses track of D. Sedin, so he doesn’t follow him up the boards, and doesn’t drop back to defend H. Sedin either

3rd Oilers Goal (Yakupov), Even

  • Edmonton Contributions
    B. Pouliot – steals a loose puck that Kassian can’t handle in the neutral zone, then passes it to Yakupov entering the left side of the Canucks zone
    N. Yakupov – takes the puck down the left side to the outside of Sbisa, cuts towards the net near the goal line, and slides the puck through Miller’s five-hole
  • Vancouver Faults
    Z. Kassian – can’t handle a puck in the neutral zone and loses it to Pouliot
    L. Sbisa – can’t keep the angle on Yakupov as he goes to the net

2nd Canucks Goal (Bonino), Even

  • Vancouver Contributions
    A. Burrows – gloves down the puck that Petry tried to clear up the boards to Hamhuis behind him (missed call)
    D. Hamhuis – stops the puck at the blue line and fires a wrist shot towards the net
    N. Bonino – tips the puck in front of the net past Fasth’s glove
  • Edmonton Faults
    J. Petry – gets a puck in the corner of the defensive zone and tries to clear it up the boards, but can’t get it past Burrows and Hamhuis at the blue line

4th Oilers Goal (Joensuu), Shorthanded

  • Edmonton Contributions
    M. Fayne – pokes the puck off of D. Sedin’s stick at the Oilers blue line
    M. Arcobello – picks up the loose puck and passes it to Joensuu streaking through the middle of the neutral zone
    J. Joensuu – takes a breakaway in on Miller, pulls the puck to his backhand, and shoots it past Miller’s glove
  • Vancouver Faults
    D. Sedin – loses the puck at the offensive blue line

3rd Canucks Goal (Vrbata), Powerplay

  • Vancouver Contributions
    H. Sedin – fans on a puck on the right half boards in the Oilers zone, then recovers the puck and passes it to the right point for Edler (cont.), skates to the right faceoff dot and passes the puck down to D. Sedin in the right corner (cont.), gets the puck back from D. Sedin and rotates back up the boards before passing it back to him next to the net
    A. Edler – returns the puck to H. Sedin on the boards
    D. Sedin – rotates with the puck up the boards and then passes back down to the right corner where H. Sedin has moved to (cont.), gets the puck next to the net from H. Sedin and makes a backhand pass across the crease to Vrbata on the back side of the net
    R. Vrbata – one-times the puck past Fasth before he can get across the crease
  • Edmonton Faults
    T. Hall – in the penalty box for high-sticking
    M. Fayne – drops in the crease to take away the passing lane, but doesn’t take away the passing lane

4th Canucks Goal (Vey), Powerplay

  • Vancouver Contributions
    H. Sedin – starts with the puck in the neutral zone and passes it up to D. Sedin entering the left side of the Oilers zone
    D. Sedin – skates down the left boards into the Oilers zone and drops the puck off for Vrbata at the left point (cont.), gets the puck from Vrbata and passes it back to the slot for Vey
    R. Vrbata – passes the puck back down to D. Sedin as he gets to the goal line
    L. Vey – takes a quick wrist shot that beats Fasth five-hole
  • Edmonton Faults
    B. Pouliot – in the penalty box for interference
    J. Joensuu – doesn’t stay with Vey as he skates into the slot and is a step too slow to prevent the shot

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