Edmonton 4, Montreal 3

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 7:30 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Edmonton 3-6-1-0 1-2-0-0 2-4-1-0 W2
Montreal 5-4-0-0 2-3-0-0 3-1-0-0 L2


Oilers 4, Canadiens 3: Defenseman Jeff Petry and Ryan Jones scored goals 1:58 apart midway through the third period to lift visiting Edmonton over Montreal.

Ales Hemsky and defenseman Ladislav Smid also scored for the Oilers, who ended a six-game road trip with their second straight victory. Mark Arcobello, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Jordan Eberle all had a pair of assists while goaltender Devan Dubnyk made 29 saves.

Tomas Plekanec and Brendan Gallagher scored in the first period to stake the Canadiens to a 2-0 lead, but Montreal was outshot 24-18 in the final 40 minutes. Carey Price stopped 28 shots and captain Brian Gionta added his second goal of the season in the final seconds.

Petry snapped the 2-2 tie 7:59 into the third period, finishing a 2-on-1 with Nugent-Hopkins with a one-timer along the ice. Jones scooped home a rebound from David Perron's shot to extend Edmonton’s advantage at 9:57.

Hemsky got Edmonton on the board with a smooth shot from the slot that fooled Price 12:50 into the second period. Smid tied the game on a rebound chance 2:47 later for his first goal since March 30.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Edmonton announced that LW Taylor Hall could be out for a month with a knee injury suffered on the weekend. … Montreal C Lars Eller compared the Oilers to a junior team prior to the game, citing their lack of organization and tendency to allow odd-man rushes. … Arcobello, 25, has 10 assists in 11 career games.

Top Game Performances

Edmonton   Montreal
Mark Arcobello 2 Points Tomas Plekanec 2
Ales Hemsky 1 Goals Tomas Plekanec 1
Mark Arcobello 2 Assists Tomas Plekanec 1
N/A Power Play Goals Tomas Plekanec 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Devan Dubnyk .906 Save Percentage Carey Price .875
Devan Dubnyk 29 Saves Carey Price 28

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Edmonton 32 4 0-1 1-2 10 20
Montreal 32 3 1-2 1-1 8 39

Upcoming Games

  • Montreal will play its next game at home against Anaheim. The Canadiens have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .667 after a loss.
  • Edmonton will play its next game at home against Washington. The Oilers have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .250 after a loss.
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