Edmonton 3, Los Angeles 0

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, November 3, 2011 10:30 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Edmonton 8-2-0-2 6-1-0-1 2-1-0-1 W6
Los Angeles 6-4-1-1 3-3-0-0 3-1-1-1 L3

Recap


Ryan Smyth scored against his former team, Lennart Petrell added his first NHL goal and Nikolai Khabibulin stayed red-hot as the Edmonton Oilers earned their sixth straight win, a 3-0 decision over the host Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night.

Khabibulin turned aside 19 shots for his second shutout of the season as the Oilers completed their first six-game winning streak since March 2002. The veteran netminder, named the NHL's third star for the month of October, hasn't lost in regulation this season (6-0-2).

Following a listless first period in which the Kings managed just three shots on goal, it was Smyth who opened the scoring in his first game since leaving Los Angeles in the offseason. The veteran forward took a shot that glanced off the stick of Kings defenseman Alec Martinez and beat netminder Jonathan Quick at 11:26 of the second period.

Petrell's landmark goal came with 2:22 left in the period, as he converted a Ben Eager pass with Anton Lander standing in Quick's way. Lander picked up an assist on the play for his first career point.

Corey Potter extended the advantage 1:06 into the third, gathering up a pass from Sam Gagner with plenty of time and space to beat Quick.

Quick made 24 saves in defeat.

Top Game Performances

Edmonton   Los Angeles
Lennart Petrell 1 Points N/A
Lennart Petrell 1 Goals N/A
Ben Eager 1 Assists N/A
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Nikolai Khabibulin 1.000 Save Percentage Jonathan Quick .889
Nikolai Khabibulin 19 Saves Jonathan Quick 24

Team Stats Summary

 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Edmonton 27 3 0-4 2-2 6 21
Los Angeles 19 0 0-2 4-4 10 30

Upcoming Games

  • Los Angeles will play their next game at home against Pittsburgh . The Kings have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Edmonton will play their next game on the road against Phoenix . The Oilers have a W/L % of .714 after a win and .600 after a loss.
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