Oilers Beat Canucks Again, This Time It Was 4-1
The Oilers won their second of four games against the Vancouver Canucks this week, by a score of 4-1.
The Canucks scored on their very first shift of the night, on a goal by Brock Boeser 34 seconds into the game. From that point on, the Oilers played an extremely solid game from a defensive standpoint, with a bit of a third period shooting bonanza that didn’t feel especially dangerous by the Canucks notwithstanding.
The first period was pretty dull for the most part, with few great chances for either team. Tyler Ennis attempted a lacrosse style goal late in the first stanza, and, if he had converted it would probably be the only thing I would have talked about in this post game. I may not have even mentioned the score of the game.
The Oilers offence kicked into gear in the middle frame, thanks to their big three of McDavid, Draisaitl, and Bouchard.
I kid, but Bouchard did look very good in my eyes tonight.
Draisaitl scored the Oilers’ first two goals of the game, both on beautiful …
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