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Edmonton Oilers slip previous Calgary Flames 2-1 – Edmonton

The Edmonton Oilers overcame a robust goaltending effort from Calgary’s Dan Vladar to beat the Flames 2-1 in pre-season motion Friday night time at Rogers Place.

The Oilers opened the scoring whereas killing a penalty within the first interval.

Kailer Yamamoto held onto the puck down low earlier than placing it in entrance for Leon Draisaitl, who flipped the puck previous Flames goaltender Dan Vladar. Dillon Dube pulled the Flames even about minutes later.

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Late within the second, Connor McDavid collided with teammate Evander Kane within the impartial zone. McDavid was spun round and fell to the ice, remaining down for a couple of seconds earlier than skating slowly to the bench. He returned to the sport with out lacking a shift.

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The Oilers dominated the second, outshooting the Flames 16-4, however couldn’t remedy Vladar.

The Oilers had their first struggle of the pre-season within the third interval, when Darnell Nurse engaged in a short scrap with Mitch McLain.

Brett Kulak gave the Oilers the lead with 11:05 left, taking a move from Luke Esposito and crusing a protracted shot previous Vladar.

Nurse and McLain tussled once more late within the sport.

Jack Campbell made his first look within the Oilers aim, stopping seven of eight photographs in simply over 31 minutes of labor.

Calvin Pickard went the remainder of the way in which and turned away 14 pucks. Vladar completed with 37 saves.

The Oilers will play in Winnipeg on Saturday. It’s on 630 CHED with the Face-off Present at 5:30 p.m. The sport will begin at 6 p.m.

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