Oilers Edge Canadiens 4-3

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

MONTREAL (AP) - Jeff Petry and Ryan Jones scored in the third period to lift the Edmonton Oilers to a 4-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night.

Ales Hemsky and Ladislav Smid also scored for Edmonton, while Devan Dubnyk made 29 saves.

Tomas Plekanec, Brendan Gallagher, and Brian Gionta scored for Montreal. Carey Price stopped 28 shots.

After Plekanec and Gallagher gave Montreal a 2-0 lead in the first period, Edmonton scored four consecutive goals to take control.

Hemsky and Smid scored 2:47 apart in the second period to tie it with about 4½ minutes left in the period. Petry put Edmonton ahead for good at 7:59 of the third and Jones made it 4-2 nearly 2 minutes later.


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