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Edmonton Oilers grab 3-2 win over Calgary Flames – Edmonton
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Edmonton Oilers grab 3-2 win over Calgary Flames – Edmonton

The second installment of the Battle of Alberta had much different ending than it did two weeks ago. The Edmonton Oilers rallied in the third to pick up a tight 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames Saturday night at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary.With the win, the Oilers have swept a three game road trip and are now winners of four straight.“We only see Calgary three times, they got one, so it was nice to get one,” said Zach Hyman.The first period was scoreless with the Oilers failing to capitalize on two power play chances. Tyler Toffoli had a shorthanded breakaway for the Flames but was denied by Stuart Skinner. Read more: Edmonton Oilers grab wild 6-5 win in Chicago Story continues below advertisement Mikael Backlund had...
Edmonton Oilers start slow again in loss to Calgary Flames – Edmonton
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Edmonton Oilers start slow again in loss to Calgary Flames – Edmonton

The Calgary Flames scored early and often on the way to a 4-3 win over the Edmonton Oilers Saturday night at Rogers Place. “Individual and system mistakes,” Leon Draisaitl said when asked about the cause of the issues on Saturday. “Little mistakes that are easy to clean up, but obviously you can’t spot a team three goals in back-to-back games.”“The response in the second and third periods was better, but when you put yourself down the way we did, it’s too big of a hill to climb after being down to that team,” Oilers head coach Jay Woodcroft said.The teams combined for four goals in the first eight minutes of the game. Mikael Backlund swiped a rebound past Jack Campbell 93 seconds into the game. Cody Ceci provided a quick reply for the Oilers, beating Dan Vladar from the high slot....
Edmonton Oilers blanked 4-0 by Calgary Flames in pre-season game
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Edmonton Oilers blanked 4-0 by Calgary Flames in pre-season game

The Edmonton Oilers were shut out for the second-straight pre-season game, falling 4-0 to the Flames in Calgary on Wednesday night. “There’s things we can do better offensively for sure, but I look at the positives of that game,” Oilers head coach Jay Woodcroft said. “I thought Tyson Barrie played a heck of a game. He showed a lot of leadership. Two games in a row on the road, as a veteran player to come in and perform the way he did I thought that was excellent. I thought Philip Kemp turned in a really good game. Pickard in net played really well and there was some good signs in our team game. Again, the penalty kill was very good — and some things to build on and some things to work on.”The first period was scoreless though the Flames carried the play, outshooting the Oilers 13-...