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Oilers beat Wild 5-2

Wednesday, 08.06.2014 / 3:50 AM

Associated Press

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Oilers beat Wild 5-2
Minnesota Wild 2, Edmonton Oilers 5
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Dustin Penner and Gilbert Brule each scored twice to lead the Edmonton Oilers to a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night.

Mike Comrie also scored, and Nikolai Khabibulin made 29 saves for Edmonton. The Oilers won for the third time in four games to improve to 4-2-1.

Benoit Pouliot and Andrew Brunette scored for Minnesota. The Wild have lost the first four games on a five-game trip to drop to 1-5-0.
scoring summary
1st Period
NONE
2nd Period
01:49
EDM
Mike Comrie (3) ASST: Robert Nilsson (2), Jason Strudwick (3)
1 - 0 EDM
11:45
EDM
Dustin Penner (4) ASST: Patrick O'Sullivan (4)
2 - 0 EDM
16:41
MIN
Benoit Pouliot (1) ASST: Eric Belanger (6), Marek Zidlicky (2)
2 - 1 EDM
19:17
EDM
Gilbert Brule (3) ASST: Ryan Stone (2), Jean-Francois Jacques (2)
3 - 1 EDM
3rd Period
03:35
MIN
PPG - Andrew Brunette (5) ASST: Mikko Koivu (3), Marek Zidlicky (3)
3 - 2 EDM
11:58
EDM
Dustin Penner (5) ASST: Sam Gagner (2), Lubomir Visnovsky (3)
4 - 2 EDM
13:49
EDM
Gilbert Brule (4) ASST: Ryan Stone (3), Jean-Francois Jacques (3)
5 - 2 EDM
penalty summary
1st Period
01:19
MIN
Josh Harding  Delaying Game-Puck over glass
14:04
MIN
Shane Hnidy  Boarding against  Jean-Francois Jacques
2nd Period
06:26
EDM
Jason Strudwick  Cross checking against  Eric Belanger
3rd Period
00:20
EDM
Jean-Francois Jacques  Slashing against  Brent Burns
03:20
EDM
Shawn Horcoff  Holding against  Andy Hilbert
07:39
MIN
Andy Hilbert  Hi-sticking against  Ladislav Smid
08:36
EDM
Patrick O'Sullivan  Slashing against  Greg Zanon
13:59
MIN
Mikko Koivu  Interference against  Sam Gagner
17:31
MIN
Derek Boogaard  Tripping against  Patrick O'Sullivan
goalie stats
Josh Harding
SA: 19TOI: 60:00
Saves: 14EV: 11 - 16
PIM: 2PP: 3 - 3
SV%: .737SH: 0 - 0
Nikolai Khabibulin
Nikolai Khabibulin
3-2-1
SA: 31TOI: 60:00
Saves: 29EV: 27 - 28
PIM: 0PP: 2 - 3
SV%: .935SH: 0 - 0
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