Edmonton 5, Winnipeg 3

Monday, February 27, 2012 8:30 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Edmonton 25-31-2-4 16-11-2-2 9-20-0-2 W1
Winnipeg 30-27-4-4 19-10-1-3 11-17-3-1 L2


OILERS 5, JETS 3: Lennart Petrell recorded a goal and an assist in the third period as visiting Edmonton came from behind to end Winnipeg’s six-game points streak on Monday.

The Oilers scored four unanswered goals in the third en route to their third win in four games. The Jets had gone 4-0-2 in their previous six games.

Ryan Jones tied the game 2-2 on the power play 1:54 into the third period before Petrell scored his first goal since Dec. 22 just 35 seconds later after a Winnipeg turnover. Taylor Hall made it 4-2 at 9:24 with help from an assist and a screen by Petrell.

Kyle Wellwood gave Winnipeg the lead at 15:45 of the second period, sweeping home a cross-crease pass from Nik Antropov on the power play. Defenseman Ryan Whitney tied the game 1-1 for the Oilers on a screen shot from the point on the power play at 18:13.

Defenseman Dustin Byfuglien stole the puck from Jeff Petry on a 4-on-4 situation and fed Alex Burmistrov to give the Jets a 2-1 lead with 32.7 seconds left in the second period.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Edmonton’s Ryan Smyth assisted on the fifth goal to register his 800th career point. … Winnipeg traded defenseman Johnny Oduya to Chicago for a pair of draft picks and claimed defenseman Grant Clitsome off waivers from Columbus earlier in the day, but he did not play. … Byfuglien (two assists) and Evander Kane extended their point streaks to seven games. … Oilers goaltender Devan Dubnyk earned his first career assist on Whitney’s goal.

Top Game Performances

Edmonton   Winnipeg
Taylor Hall 2 Points Nik Antropov 2
Taylor Hall 1 Goals Nik Antropov 1
Taylor Hall 1 Assists Dustin Byfuglien 2
Ryan Jones 1 Power Play Goals Nik Antropov 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Devan Dubnyk .906 Save Percentage Ondrej Pavelec .800
Devan Dubnyk 29 Saves Ondrej Pavelec 20

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Edmonton 25 5 2-3 1-3 8 27
Winnipeg 32 3 2-3 1-3 8 36

Upcoming Games

  • Winnipeg will play its next game at home against Florida. The Jets have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .514 after a loss.
  • Edmonton will play its next game at home against St. Louis. The Oilers have a W/L % of .375 after a win and .421 after a loss.
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