Sports Saros helps Predators shut out Oilers 4-0

07:21  15 december  2017
07:21  15 december  2017 Source:   MSN

Simmonds helps lead Flyers over Oilers

  Simmonds helps lead Flyers over Oilers EDMONTON - Wayne Simmonds had a goal and an assist and Claude Giroux added a pair of helpers as the Philadelphia Flyers won their second game in a row, defeating the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 on Wednesday. Jordan Weal, Dale Weise and Michael Raffl also scored for the Flyers (10-11-7), who have won consecutive games on the heels of a 10-game losing skid. Leon Draisaitl and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored for the Oilers (11-15-2), who have lost two of their last three.Philadelphia outshot the Oilers 13-7 in the scoreless opening period.

Juuse Saros made 46 saves for his second career shutout and Kyle Turris had a goal and an assist as the Nashville Predators continued their torrid pace of late with a 4 - 0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday.

Saros ’ numbers look worse due to the six goals on 23 shots versus the Islanders, but the Predators have allowed a lot of shots. 3. The Oilers continue to struggle on home ice. They are 5-9. Since shutting out the Flames 3- 0 on opening night they are 4 -9, and have been outscored 53-39.

a group of people skiing on the snow© Provided by thecanadianpress.com EDMONTON - Juuse Saros made 46 saves for his second career shutout and Kyle Turris had a goal and an assist as the Nashville Predators continued their torrid pace of late with a 4-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday.

Pontus Aberg, Kevin Fiala and Roman Josi also scored for the Predators (20-7-4), who have gone 10-1-2 in their last 13 outings and have won their last 10 straight against Edmonton.

Laurent Brossoit stopped 19-of-23 shots as Edmonton (13-17-2) lost for the second time in three games.

There was no scoring in the first period, but it certainly wasn't due to a lack of effort on the Oilers part, as they outshot Nashville 22-4.

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Nashville's fifth shot ended up going in as a high shot by Mattias Ekholm was tipped by Aberg past Brossoit three minutes into the second period. The play survived a video review for a high stick on the deflection.

Nashville added to its lead with a power-play goal five minutes later as a shot hit an Oilers defender and landed on the doorstep before being tapped in by Fiala.

The Predators made it 3-0 with five minutes left in the second as Turris rifled a shot top corner for his seventh of the season.

The second period explosion continued a couple of minutes later as Josi scored from the side of the net on a two-man advantage.

The shots after 40 minutes were 33-13 for Edmonton, and 46-23 after the scoreless third period.

Both teams are back at it on Saturday as the Predators wrap up a three-game trip in Calgary, while the Oilers hit the road to play the Minnesota Wild.

Notes: It was the first meeting of the season between the two teams, who will face each other twice more. ... The Predators have scored three or more goals in 18 of their last 19 games. ... Edmonton starting goalie Cam Talbot practised on Thursday, and could return as early as Saturday against the Wild.

Caggiula scores late, Oilers beat Blues for third straight win .
Drake Caggiula scored the go-ahead goal at 19:10 of the third period as the Edmonton Oilers won their third game in a row for the first time this season, defeating the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Thursday. Caggiula took a pass in front from behind the net by Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and beat Blues goalie Jake Allen with 49.8 seconds left on the clock.Michael Cammalleri and Connor McDavid also scored for the Oilers (16-17-2), who have won four of their last five games."Big win, we hadn't won three in a row yet this year, which is pretty remarkable. Nice to be able to do that," McDavid said. "It felt a lot like last year, the crowd was into it.

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