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NHL Game Summary - Edmonton at Minnesota



(Tuesday, March 11th)

Final Score: Edmonton 4, Minnesota 3 (SO)

St. Paul, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Taylor Hall scored in the fourth round of the shootout as the Edmonton Oilers rallied for a 4-3 win over the Minnesota Wild.

After Jason Pominville was stopped by Viktor Fasth, Hall skated in and shot the puck between the pads of Darcy Kuemper for the winner.

Jordan Eberle had a goal and an assist while Jeff Petry and David Perron also scored for the Oilers, who have won three of their last four. Fasth stopped 28 shots in the win.

"I'm proud of them. It would have been easy to pack it in but the guys kept scraping and clawing," said Oilers head coach Dallas Eakins. "They were playing an excellent defensive game but we stuck to it."

Zach Parise and Pominville each posted a goal and an assist and Jared Spurgeon also scored for the Wild, who have dropped their past three. Kuemper turned away 23 shots in the loss.

"You've got to hold the team in there when you get that kind of pressure and that didn't happen tonight," said Kuemper. "I didn't feel off my game or anything, it was just one of those nights where things didn't go my way."

Trailing by two goals, the Oilers made it a 3-2 game at 11:06 of the third as Andrew Ference threw it on net from a sharp angle at the right side and Perron tipped it in.

The Oilers then tied the game four minutes later as Ference dumped the puck on net from mid-ice and Kuemper was unable to control it with Eberle chipping the rolling puck past the glove.

Parise scored at 11:07 on the power play to get Minnesota on the board, and the team made it a 2-0 game at 13:46 when Spurgeon's shot from the right point hit off an Oiler and went in.

Less than two minutes later the Wild took a 3-0 lead when Pominville scored from the left circle for his 24th of the season, but Petry got one in from a sharp angle at the right side that hit off a Wild and went in at 16:55 of the first.

Fasth stopped nine shots in the second period, while Kuemper made six saves.

Game Notes

Minnesota hosts the Rangers on Thursday ... Edmonton continues its four-game road trip in St. Louis on Thursday ... Minnesota had won the two previous matchups with Edmonton this season ... The Wild went 1-for-4 on the power play, while the Oilers were 0-for-3.

03/12 00:23:27 ET

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CLE 13
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MEM 74
 
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USF 65
 
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ARKLR 46
 
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CORN 61
 
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CREI 58
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HC 48
 
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GHND 52
 
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MD 73
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WINT 100
REIN 72
 
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SMISS 55
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TXPA 72
 
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VERM 55
 
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WCU 66
 
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ALAST 63
 
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FIU 69
 
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PEAY 63
 
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BRY 48
 
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SD 67
 
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COKR 52
 
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NARZ 66
 
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SDCHR 61
 
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MIN 35
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STL 13
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BUF 10
 
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