Edmonton 8, Calgary 2

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 10:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Edmonton 16-13-4-3 8-5-3-1 8-8-1-2 W5
Calgary 13-18-1-3 10-7-0-2 3-11-1-1 L3


Oilers 8, Flames 2: Taylor Hall recorded a goal and four assists while Ryan Nugent-Hopkins netted a tally and set up three others as visiting Edmonton won its fifth straight game and climbed into eighth place in the Western Conference.

Hall, Nugent-Hopkins and rookie Nail Yakupov all converted power-play chances in the second period as Edmonton scored eight unanswered goals. Yakupov and Jordan Eberle finished with two goals apiece for the Oilers, who received a 19-save performance from Devan Dubnyk as they completed a sweep of the home-and-home series with their provincial rivals.

Matt Stajan scored twice to snap an 18-game goalless drought for the Flames, who lost their third consecutive contest and fell to 1-2-0 in the "Battle of Alberta." Joey MacDonald stopped 31 shots.

With the game tied 2-2, Mike Cammalleri was called for tripping Yakupov early in the second period and the 2012 first overall pick made the Flames pay, one-timing a pass from Sam Gagner in the slot. Hall put a deflected pass from Nugent-Hopkins into an open net with Calgary defenseman Cory Sarich serving a cross-checking penalty and Nugent-Hopkins cleaned up the rebound of Hall’s shot while Flames blue-liner Chris Butler sat for high-sticking.

Hall set up both of Eberle’s goals in the third, giving him 15 points (seven goals) during his six-game streak. Yakupov converted a feed from Ryan Smyth with just over a minute remaining to complete the rout.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Yakupov has scored in consecutive games following a 16-game drought. Five of his nine goals have come with the man advantage. ... The Flames and Oilers will face each other once more this season - April 13 at Edmonton. ... Eberle has collected 17 points in 15 career games against Calgary. ... The Flames traded LW Blake Comeau to Columbus for a fifth-round pick at the trade deadline after having dealt captain Jarome Iginla and D Jay Bouwmeester over the last week.

Top Game Performances

Edmonton   Calgary
Taylor Hall 5 Points Matt Stajan 2
Jordan Eberle 2 Goals Matt Stajan 2
Taylor Hall 4 Assists Curtis Glencross 1
Nail Yakupov 1 Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Devan Dubnyk .905 Save Percentage Joey MacDonald .795
Devan Dubnyk 19 Saves Joey MacDonald 31

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Edmonton 39 8 3-5 1-1 19 38
Calgary 21 2 0-1 2-5 37 23

Upcoming Games

  • Calgary will play its next game on the road against San Jose. The Flames have a W/L % of .308 after a win and .429 after a loss.
  • Edmonton will play its next game on the road against Vancouver. The Oilers have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .450 after a loss.
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