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Saturday, February 1st (All times Eastern)

Edmonton Oilers (18-32-6) at Boston Bruins (34-16-3), 1 p.m.

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Edmonton Oilers won their third straight game last time out thanks to a record-setting performance from goaltender Ben Scrivens.

The Oilers hope to get a better all-around team effort when they aim for their first four-game winning streak of the season in Saturday's road test against the Boston Bruins.

Scrivens stopped all 59 shots he faced to set an NHL record for saves in a regular-season shutout, as the Oilers claimed a 3-0 home win over the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday at Rexall Place. Making just his fourth start with Edmonton, the 27-year-old Scrivens topped the previous record set by Mike Smith on April 4, 2012, when he stopped 54 shots for the Phoenix Coyotes in a 2-0 win over Columbus.

"That's why you ride the bike, train and take care of your body," Scrivens said of facing so many shots.

Taylor Hall tallied a goal and two assists, Jordan Eberle added a goal and a helper, and Justin Schultz also lit the lamp for Edmonton, which has won three straight on the heels of a six-game slide.

"That's got to be one of the best performances by a goalie I've ever seen," Hall said of Scrivens. "You could tell he was feeling it in the first (period)."

Oilers head coach Dallas Eakins also had complimentary words for Scrivens, but he was more concerned with how his club was thoroughly outplayed by the Sharks.

"We were overwhelmed in the game," Eakins said. "I thought San Jose was firing on all cylinders. Right from our back end to our forwards, we just couldn't shake it. We were firmly standing around watching and we were playing a very cautious, cautious game which, you can't do in this league. You can't do it."

Scrivens, who was traded from Los Angeles to Edmonton on Jan. 15, will get the start today and the former Maple Leafs goalie is 0-2-0 with a 5.11 goals against average in his career against Boston.

Oilers forward Matt Hendricks left Wednesday's game with a head injury suffered in a fight and is questionable for this afternoon's game. Edmonton defenseman Andrew Ference has missed the last three games due to a head injury and is also questionable for Saturday.

Edmonton will try to record its first four-game winning streak since it claimed five straight games from March 26-April 3 of last season. However, the Oilers enter Saturday's tilt with a dreadful 8-18-4 road record this season and they've also been completely dominated by Boston in the recent series history.

The Oilers have lost 11 straight in the series and haven't beaten the Bruins since Oct. 17, 2000. Edmonton is also 0-6-1 with a tie in Boston since last earning a victory in Beantown on Nov. 7, 1996, when the Oilers torched the B's by a 6-0 score.

Boston, which holds a four-point lead over Tampa Bay for first place in the Atlantic Division, had won four in a row before dropping Thursday's 4-1 decision against visiting Montreal. Brian Gionta and Danny Briere scored crucial goals in the second period, helping the Canadiens take down the Bruins at TD Garden.

Gionta notched a power-play goal to give the Habs a 3-1 edge at 11:54 of the second period and Briere tallied 1:52 later to arrive at the final margin.

Dougie Hamilton supplied the lone offense for the Bruins, who were denied a fifth straight win by their oldest rivals. Tuukka Rask allowed three goals on 18 shots in 27-plus minutes. Chad Johnson filled in and gave up one score on 15 shots for the remainder of the contest.

"It wasn't good enough from, I guess, an emotional standpoint and from a determination standpoint," said Bruins forward Milan Lucic.

Boston is playing the third test of a four-game homestand on Saturday and will close the residency Tuesday against Vancouver. The Bruins boast a strong 20-6-2 record on home ice this season.

02/01 11:07:59 ET

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Standings

2013 - 2014 NHL Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
p-Boston 54 19 9 117 261 177 31-7-3 23-12-6 18-9-3
x-Tampa Bay 46 27 9 101 240 215 25-10-6 21-17-3 19-8-3
x-Montreal 46 28 8 100 215 204 23-13-5 23-15-3 18-8-4
x-Detroit 39 28 15 93 222 230 18-13-10 21-15-5 17-8-5
Ottawa 37 31 14 88 236 265 18-17-6 19-14-8 14-9-7
Toronto 38 36 8 84 231 256 24-16-1 14-20-7 14-13-3
Florida 29 45 8 66 196 268 16-20-5 13-25-3 13-16-1
Buffalo 21 51 10 52 157 248 13-21-7 8-30-3 7-18-5
 
Metropolitan Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Pittsburgh 51 24 7 109 249 207 28-9-4 23-15-3 20-8-2
x-NY Rangers 45 31 6 96 218 193 20-17-4 25-14-2 16-11-3
x-Philadelphia 42 30 10 94 236 235 24-14-3 18-16-7 15-11-4
x-Columbus 43 32 7 93 231 216 22-15-4 21-17-3 16-13-1
Washington 38 30 14 90 235 240 21-13-7 17-17-7 12-15-3
New Jersey 35 29 18 88 197 208 21-11-9 14-18-9 16-9-5
Carolina 36 35 11 83 207 230 18-17-6 18-18-5 15-13-2
NY Islanders 34 37 11 79 225 267 13-19-9 21-18-2 10-16-4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
z= clinched overall points title
2013 - 2014 NHL Western Conference Standings
 
Central Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Colorado 52 22 8 112 250 220 26-11-4 26-11-4 19-6-3
x-St. Louis 52 23 7 111 248 191 28-9-4 24-14-3 21-6-2
x-Chicago 46 21 15 107 267 220 27-7-7 19-14-8 13-13-3
x-Minnesota 43 27 12 98 207 206 26-10-5 17-17-7 14-12-3
x-Dallas 40 31 11 91 235 228 23-11-7 17-20-4 13-11-5
Nashville 38 32 12 88 216 242 19-17-5 19-15-7 12-13-4
Winnipeg 37 35 10 84 227 237 18-17-6 19-18-4 9-15-5
 
Pacific Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
z-Anaheim 54 20 8 116 266 209 29-8-4 25-12-4 22-4-3
x-San Jose 51 22 9 111 249 200 29-7-5 22-15-4 18-7-3
x-Los Angeles 46 28 8 100 206 174 23-14-4 23-14-4 16-10-3
Phoenix 37 30 15 89 216 231 22-14-5 15-16-10 14-9-6
Vancouver 36 35 11 83 196 223 20-15-6 16-20-5 12-13-4
Calgary 35 40 7 77 209 241 19-19-3 16-21-4 11-15-3
Edmonton 29 44 9 67 203 270 16-22-3 13-22-6 8-17-4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
z= clinched overall points title
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Scoreboard
Local
Final
NOR 1
DUR 2
 
Final
WAS 3
STL 4
Final
CLE 0
TOR 5
Final
DET 5
ANA 2
Final
BOS 4
BAL 2
Final
KAN 5
MIN 4
Final
CHC 8
CIN 4
Final
OAK 4
HOU 3
Final
PIT 7
MIL 8
Final
NYM 5
ATL 7
Final
TAM 16
NYY 1
Final
MIA 7
SEA 0
Final
TEX 6
CWS 3
Final
LOS 8
ARI 6
Final
COL 3
PHI 1
Final
SDP 3
SFG 1
 
Final
TOR 87
BRK 94
Final
LAC 105
GSW 109
Final
IND 93
ATL 101
3rd
OKC 60
MEM 51
 
Final
STL 4
CHI 3
Final
PIT 3
CLB 4
2nd
COL 3
MIN 1
 
Final
NOR 1
DUR 2