Calgary Flames lose to Edmonton Oilers on Monday – Calgary
EDMONTON — Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl scored third-period power-play targets 55 seconds aside because the Edmonton Oilers rallied previous the Calgary Flames 4-3 on Monday.
Brendan Perlini and Jesse Puljujarvi additionally scored for the Oilers (4-1-1), who’ve gained two straight.
Matthew Tkachuk, Johnny Gaudreau and Elias Lindholm replied for the Flames (2-3-1), who had a two-game successful streak halted.
It appeared that Calgary’s Milan Lucic had scored 5 minutes into the sport, however the aim was known as again after a problem confirmed that the Flames had been offside on the play.
Tkachuk took benefit of a Darnell Nurse giveaway 11 minutes into the sport and lifted a puck off of the arm of Oilers goaltender Mikko Koskinen and in for his third of the pre-season.
Calgary added one other one with 1:15 left within the first as one other giveaway sprung Gaudreau on a break and he beat Koskinen excessive to the glove aspect.
Lindholm fired dwelling a one-timer on a feed from behind the online by Tkachuk to make it 3-0 for Calgary halfway by way of the sport.
Edmonton lastly bought on the board with eight minutes left within the second interval as Perlini chipped a shot previous Flames goalie Jacob Markstrom for his fifth of the pre-season. They then closed to inside one simply over a minute later as Draisaitl fed it entrance to a hard-charging Puljujarvi, who scored his fourth.
The Oilers tied the sport 3-3 9 minutes into the third interval on the ability play as McDavid was tripped up as he charged the online with the puck and took out Markstrom, then getting hit by the puck on a Puljujarvi shot and being credited with the aim.
Calgary unsuccessfully challenged that aim and obtained a penalty, giving the Oilers one other power-play marker lower than a minute later as Draisaitl rifled dwelling a shot from the proper circle.
The Flames are again at it on Wednesday as they head to Winnipeg to face the Jets. The Oilers stay dwelling to welcome the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday.
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