Sign in with your NHL account:
  • Submit
  • Or
  • Sign in with Google
 
Edmonton
Oilers
27-47-8
St. Louis
Blues
40-32-10

38 SOG
30 SOG
1st2nd3rdT
EDM
STL
  • Preview
  • Watch
  • Ice Tracker
  • Boxscore
  • Recap
  • photos (33)
game recap

Oilers 5, Blues 3

Wednesday, 08.06.2014 / 3:48 AM

Associated Press

Share with your Friends


Oilers 5, Blues 3
Edmonton Oilers 5, St. Louis Blues 3

ST. LOUIS (AP) -Dustin Penner and the Edmonton Oilers skated away with yet another two points on the road.

Penner had a goal and three assists, Gilbert Brule scored twice, and the Oilers won their fifth consecutive road game, beating the St. Louis Blues 5-3 on Friday night.

"I think after winning five on the road, it's tough to play any better," Penner said. "It's tough to play any better than that."

Jeff Deslauriers made 30 saves for Oilers.

Pennner assisted on the first three goals, the first two from Brule, and added his 18th goal of the season with just under 3 minutes left in the game.

Sam Gagner and Shawn Horcoff also scored in the Oilers' four-goal third.

David Backes scored twice and T.J. Oshie added a goal for the Blues. Ty Conklin made his second straight start in place of a healthy Chris Mason and had his shutout streak stopped at 1:33.55 when Brule scored with 11 seconds left in the second period.

Edmonton scored its four third-period goals in just under 9 minutes. Brule got his second goal at the 8:31 mark, and Penner finished the scoring with 2:57 left in the game.

"It's tough to get down three goals," Brule said. "But I think when I got that one late in the second it gave us a big boost. I think we were coming out of it the last seven minutes of the second and all of the third. I don't think they can handle our approach."

Penner's four-point night was his best since he had two goals and three assists against Columbus on Oct. 22. He has also scored a goal in three consecutive games after going two straight without a score.

"I got that feeling, after that second goal and just the way we were playing starting the third period, they were sitting back," Penner said. "Whenever a team does that, if you sit back, it becomes pretty hairy."

Conklin made his second straight start in place of a healthy Chris Mason and had his shutout streak stopped at 1:33.55 after Brule scored the first of his two goals with 11 seconds left in the second. Conklin made 33 saves, including 15 in the third.

He was unavailable for comment after the game.

"It's unacceptable," Blues defenseman Barret Jackman said. "Right after they got that goal at the end of the second period, it seemed like we flipped a switch and we were on our heels and weren't doing the things that got us success in the first two periods. We weren't skating when we got the puck, we were standing still."

Backes was credited with his sixth goal of the season late in the second period after Ladislav Smid redirected the puck into the net. Deslauriers blocked Backes' shot and the puck popped into the air, as it came down Brad Winchester whiffed on his attempt to take a shot and Smid couldn't handle it and pushed it backward.

T.J. Oshie added his fifth goal of the season and his first power-play score about seven minutes into the second period to give the Blues a 2-0 lead. Standing alone at the top of the left circle, Oshie took a pass from Paul Kariya and beat Deslauriers with a slap shot to the right of goalie.

NOTES: Edmonton's Sheldon Souray was given a game misconduct with just over 3 minutes left in the second period. He drew a roughing penalty and officials added a 10-minute misconduct and a game misconduct as he was headed to the penalty box. ... With just over a minute left in the first period, Deslauriers stopped a shot from Oshie but the play was reviewed after the goalie's glove went over the goal line with the puck inside. ... Backes' second goal was reviewed to see if Winchester knocked the puck out of the air with a high stick.

scoring summary
1st Period
11:14
STL
David Backes (5) ASST: T.J. Oshie (10), Erik Johnson (16)
1 - 0 STL
2nd Period
07:55
STL
PPG - T.J. Oshie (5) ASST: Paul Kariya (6), Erik Johnson (17)
2 - 0 STL
15:35
STL
David Backes (6) ASST: Keith Tkachuk (10)
3 - 0 STL
19:49
EDM
Gilbert Brule (8) ASST: Dustin Penner (16)
3 - 1 STL
3rd Period
08:31
EDM
Gilbert Brule (9) ASST: Sam Gagner (13), Dustin Penner (17)
3 - 2 STL
11:19
EDM
Sam Gagner (7) ASST: Dustin Penner (18), Gilbert Brule (12)
3 - 3 Tie
13:52
EDM
Shawn Horcoff (7) ASST: Robert Nilsson (7), Lubomir Visnovsky (16)
4 - 3 EDM
17:03
EDM
Dustin Penner (18) ASST: NONE
5 - 3 EDM
penalty summary
1st Period
03:12
EDM
Jason Strudwick  Hooking against  Brad Winchester
05:53
STL
Barret Jackman  Tripping against  Sam Gagner
09:40
STL
Brad Winchester  Roughing against  Sheldon Souray
09:40
EDM
Sheldon Souray  Roughing against  Brad Winchester
17:53
STL
Patrik Berglund  Hi stick - double minor against  Shawn Horcoff
2nd Period
02:30
STL
Andy McDonald  Slashing against  Andrew Cogliano
06:41
EDM
Ryan Stone  Elbowing against  Alexander Steen
08:01
STL
B.J. Crombeen  Fighting (maj) against  Jean-Francois Jacques
08:01
EDM
Jean-Francois Jacques  Fighting (maj) against  B.J. Crombeen
16:43
EDM
Sheldon Souray  Roughing against  Brad Winchester
16:43
EDM
Sheldon Souray  Misconduct (10 min)
16:43
EDM
Sheldon Souray  Game misconduct
3rd Period
NONE
goalie stats
Jeff Deslauriers
Jeff Deslauriers
8-4-2
SA: 30TOI: 60:00
Saves: 27EV: 21 - 23
PIM: 0PP: 3 - 4
SV%: .900SH: 3 - 3
Ty Conklin
SA: 38TOI: 58:12
Saves: 33EV: 27 - 32
PIM: 0PP: 5 - 5
SV%: .868SH: 1 - 1

 
TICKETS
Single Game Tickets
Full Season Tickets
Half Season Plans
12-Game Plans
6-Game Packs
Group Tickets
Luxury Suites
My Account
NHL Ticket Exchange

TEAM
Roster
In the System
Coaches
Front Office
Blues History
All-Time Player Roster
Chicago Wolves
Alaska Aces

SCHEDULE
Preseason
Regular Season
Promotions Schedule
Schedule Downloads

STATS
Player Stats
League Standings

NEWS
News
Features
Blues Overtime Blog

VIDEO
Game Highlights
GameDay
News & Interviews
All-Access
NHL Network

SOCIAL
Find a Player
Facebook
Twitter
Mobile App
E-mail Subscriptions

FANS
Hot Deals for Cool Fans
Photo Galleries
License Plates

COMMUNITY
Blues in the Community
Blues 14 Fund
50/50 Raffle Numbers

SHOP
Online Store
Blues Auctions
True Blues Authentics

stlouisblues.com is the official Web site of the St Louis Blues. St Louis Blues, stlouisblues.com and stlblues.com are trademarks of the St Louis Blues Hockey Club. NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2014 St. Louis Blues Hockey Club and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.

PRIVACY POLICY | ADCHOICES | TERMS OF USE | EMPLOYMENT & INTERNSHIPS | GUEST EXPERIENCE SURVEY | CONTACT US