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Line Matchups: Five Games, One Article

In Vancouver

The Oilers actually outscored Vancouver 3-2 at even strength, but their penalty kill allowed four powerplay goals against in a 6-3 loss. Here are the even-strength lineups:

Edmonton’s Lines:

Nilsson – Horcoff - Hemsky
Penner/Brodziak – Cogliano – Gagner
Moreau – Pouliot – Cole/Penner
MacIntyre – Brodziak – Stortini

With Pisani out of the lineup, MacTavish used Pouliot to centre a checking line with Ethan Moreau and Erik Cole. After Cole was ejected midway through the game (his sweater wasn’t tied down and came lose in a fight), MacTavish bumped Penner into his spot and elevated Brodziak to the second line. Read more...