Ethan Moreau's first goal of the playoffs knotted the game 1-1 in the second period.
It wasn't exactly an Oil spill, but Edmonton proved to be quite the quail killers. The Oilers, behind 32 saves from Dwayne Roloson, beat the Ducks 2-1 to advance to their first Stanley Cup finals since 1990, becoming the first No. 8 seed ever to do so. Story
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Nicolas Roy - C - Oct 19 Roy (undisclosed) practiced in a regular jersey Tuesday, Steve Carp of VegasHockeyNow reports.
Mike Smith - G - Oct 20 IR
Mike Smith - G - Oct 20 Smith (leg) was placed on injured reserve on Wednesday, Mark Spector of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Mike Smith - G - Oct 19 Smith (leg) is considered day-to-day and will visit a doctor Wednesday to determine the severity of the injury he suffered in the second period versus the Ducks on Tuesday, Mark Spector of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Mike Smith - G - Oct 19 Day-To-Day
Devin Shore - C - Oct 18 Shore (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision against the Ducks on Tuesday, Daniel Nugent-Bowman of The Athletic reports.
Fernando Pisani of the Oilers scored his ninth goal Tuesday, tying him for the NHL lead with the Sharks' Patrick Marleau, who was eliminated. Pisani, who scored 18 goals during the regular season, could become the first player to lead all playoff goal scorers after a sub-20 goal season since Sergei Fedorov in 1998.
As the Oilers threatened to sweep, Anaheim coach Randy Carlyle
made a goalie switch -- going back to Jean-Sebastien Giguere -- and
did some line-mixing. Both worked, with the Ducks taking a 6-3
victory in Edmonton on Thursday.
After taking the first two games of the Western Conference final
in Anaheim, the Oilers returned to Edmonton on Monday two victories from their first Stanley Cup final since 1990. Edmonton has
won six straight games entering Tuesday night's Game 3.