Sharks forward Melker Karlsson fired a snap shot from the top of the right face-off circle past Oiler goalie Cam Talbot just over three minutes into the first overtime to seal a 3-2 win in Game 1 of the Western Conference quarter-final series. The Oilers were outshot 44-19.
It was the first playoff game in the Oilers' new downtown arena and the team's first National Hockey League post-season game in nearly 11 years.
"Part of it is being away from the game for two and half weeks and part of it is wearing that cage and getting used to it". They were able to best the Oilers on Wednesday without one of their better offensive weapons, but Edmonton likely will put up a fight in Game 2 before the series swings south.
FILE - At left, in a November 1, 2016, file photo, San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton (19) skates to the puck against the Arizona Coyotes during the first period of an NHL hockey game, in Glendale, Ariz. But the Sharks aren't healthy and they aren't hot.
It was a dominant performance by the Oilers and particularly by Kassian, a fourth-line winger who drove the net effectively and delivered bone-jarring hits on the Sharks' Brenden Dillon and Logan Couture.
- It was a big night in San Jose Wednesday with a Game One victory for the Sharks in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Cam Talbot made 41 saves for the Oilers, while Sharks goalie Martin Jones stopped 17 shots, majority in the first period.
The Edmonton Oilers are in the playoffs.
The Oilers jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first period only to get outshot 34-9 the rest of the way. Players who struggled mightily down the stretch as the Sharks squandered the nine-point lead that they held atop the Pacific Division on March 15 suddenly came to life, as if resuscitated.
The Oilers are as whole have been completely made over and only two Sharks remain from that series (Thornton and Marleau) and that series was over a decade ago and means absolutely nothing. And their second line of Milan Lucic, Jordan Eberle and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins went quiet after the first.
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Lucic, who had scored three straight goals when the Oilers beat San Jose in California last week, also had an assist. A seventh-round pick Paigin, 22, played two games last week for Bakersfield Condors as they try to make the playoffs.
Marc-Edouard Vlasic had a breakout year last season by registering a career-high 39 points.
SAINT PAUL, Minn. - A busy night by goalie Jake Allen and an overtime goal by Joel Edmundson propelled St. Louis over Minnesota in the opener of their first-round playoff series.
The building erupted when the Oilers took the ice, the cheers became deafening when McDavid was introduced.
While the orange crush flooded Rogers Place, fans in matching jerseys streamed into bars and restaurants along Whyte Avenue.
Hopes are high after the Sharks made it to the Stanley Cup Finals past year. They were ready to celebrate, and for a while, the fans did.
According to Rovell, the prize awarded to the Idzans started at $76,000 on Wednesday night because a previous victor had not come forward to claim their winnings, which under Canadian law are tax free.
One fellow in the crowd stood gripping a sign.
The Oilers continued to dictate the pace in the early going.
The actual implementation of the deal started on Thursday, by a swap of detainees between the rebels and the government forces. The evacuation of the four villages is expected to take place today, the Syrian Observatory told AFP .
Downing Street says it is discussing measures to exert "greater pressure" on the Syrian regime and those who support it. But political experts say with the show of force is risky, with Russian Federation backing Assad.
Carmelo Riccardo Tringalli - a Catholic from Sydney - said it was his first Good Friday procession in Melbourne for some time. Millions of Christians around the world are commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ this Good Friday.
Each child will be allowed to find three eggs and can then redeem them at the registration table for various prizes. Join Hodges Community Center as they host their 11th Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8, 2017.
Each year, the festival attracts the wrath of animal rights activists who call the practice of slaughtering dogs inhumane. Amendments to the current legislation could lead to the outlawing of dog and cat consumption by the end of April.
Trump said the chemical weapons attack in Syria was "an affront to humanity", and it "crossed a lot of lines" for him. The press conference came after Nunes reviewed classified documents that he says he got from a secret source.
North Korea's pursuit of a nuclear missile capable of striking the United States is the most pressing issue in the relationship. The two sides had "a real commitment to work together to see if this can be resolved in a peaceful way", Tillerson said.
Meanwhile, Rasoul said that the military operations in west Mosul are going on according to the command's plan. While Mosul is the centre of operations for ISIS in Iraq, the group also controls Qaim, Tal Afar and Hawija.
Clothing and footwear price tags were also on the rise, climbing by 2% over the period in contrast to a 1% jump previous year . The growth rate, nearly on par with market expectations, quickened from an increase of 0.8 percent in February.
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Trump also tweeted that if China doesn't do its part to rein in Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions, the USA can handle it. He said later on Wednesday the United States was prepared to tackle the crisis without China, if necessary.
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Nyanzi are yet another clear indicator that those who express critical views of the government can face its wrath", Burnett said. Instead, government lawyers applied to have Nyanzi undergo a court-ordered mental evaluation before she could even take pleas.