Oilers win in Shootout

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Shootout Goal
Fernando Pisani scored the deciding goal in the shootout as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Calgary Flames 2-1 tonight.

Both team’s first three shooters were stopped in the shootout until Pisani slipped the puck between Kipper’s legs on the Oilers 4th shot. Calgary’s Chuck Kobasew was the final Flames shooter but was stopped by Oilers goalie Mike Morrison. This victory gives Edmonton thier fifth win in the last 6 games.

Edmonton lead for most of the game until Marcus Nilson scored the lone goal for the Flames at 11:34 of the 3rd period. The assists went to Steve Reinprecht and Jarome Iginla. The Flames, who lost for only the second time in their last 12 games (10-1-1), dropped 1 point back of Vancouver into 2nd place in the Northwest Division. The Flames have 31 points.

Calgary’s next game is Tuesday November 29, in Nashville.

About Greg Hounslow (558 Posts)

Greg is the founder of Red Mile Blog has been following the Flames through good times and bad since they arrived in Calgary in the early 80s. He has written hundreds of articles on the Flames since 2005 and considers himself an expert on hockey inconsistency and frustration. He shoots right and usually plays defence, but has been known to jump up in the rush. He is a 2-time CAHL men's league champion and knows the sweet taste of beer from a Cup.


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