Van 0 2 0 2
Edm 1 0 0 1
Date of game: 10/2/2014

Recap: Edmonton vs. Vancouver

Edmonton, AB (SportsNetwork.com) - Alexander Edler's goal late in the second period proved to be the difference in the Vancouver Canucks' 2-1 preseason victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday.

Nick Bonino tied the game at 1-1 midway through the second with a shorthanded goal for the Canucks before Edler's tally gave Vancouver the lead for good. Eddie Lack was stout in net, saving 21-of-22 shots in the win.

Teddy Purcell scored the lone goal for the Oilers and Viktor Fasth made 21 saves in the setback.

Game Notes

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