The Chicago Blackhawks began their annual circus trip. The circus trip is composed of six games in 11 games. The first game of the game of the circus trip took the Blackhawks to Edmonton.
The first period was not filled with much excitement from the Blackhawks. They mustered a miserable three shots on goal in the first, which included a powerplay.
The second period was a different story for both teams. The Blackhawks finally got their act together on the powerplay.
The Blackhawks did not waste time scoring again.
The Oilers responded quickly themselves.
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There was a Blackhawks injury during the second period. Teuvo Teravainen was hurt during the period and did not return.
The third period began with a Oilers equalizer.
The Blackhawks coaching staff has been looking for secondary scoring. Andrew Shaw provided that scoring tonight with a third-period goal.
The Oilers again tried the score late in the third period.
The Blackhawks and Oilers provided their fans with bonus hockey. The Oilers had a great chance early in the OT period. But the Blackhawks responded with a great chance of their own, and Marian Hossa certainly didn’t miss.
Good night, Blackhawks Fans. You will be smiling as your heads hit the pillows.