The Pittsburgh Penguins (41-16-8) played at the Edmonton Oilers (35-23-8) on Friday night. Marc-Andre Fleury would start in net for the Penguins. Cam Talbot would start in net for the Oilers. Matt Cullen, Cameron Gaunce, and Patric Hornqvist would be the scratches. Tom Sestito would be serving the 1st of his 4 game suspension for his hit in the Jets game. Drake Caggiula, Anton Slepyshev, Jujhar Khaira, and Eric Gryba would be the scratches for the Oilers.
Nick Bonino would score at 5:42 of the 1st to give the Penguins an 1-0 lead. Scott Wilson and Justin Schultz would get the assists. Evgeni Malkin would score unassisted at 17:25 to make it 2-0. Adam Larson would get called for tripping at 19:55. The Penguins would out shoot the Oilers 13-8 in the 1st.
David Desharnais would score at 4:55 of the 2nd period to make it 2-1. Zack Kassian and Kris Russell would get the assists. Justin Schultz would get called for cross checking at 18:42. The Oilers would out shoot the Penguins 15 to 6 in the 2nd.
Chad Ruhwedel would get called for hooking at 10:56 of the 3rd. Connor McDavid would score on the powerplay at 12:45. Milan Lucic and Leon Draisaitl would get the assists. The Oilers would out shoot the Penguins 17 to 8.
Jordan Eberle would get called for tripping at 2:31 of OT. The game would go into at shootout. Sidney Crosby, Connor McDavid and Phil Kessel would all score in the shootout at the Penguins would win 3-2.
The Penguins would go 0 for 2 on the powerplay and 1 for 2 on the Penalty kill. Marc-Andre Fleury would make 40 saves on 42 shots. Nick Bonino and Evgeni Malkin would score a goal each. Justin Schultz and Scott Wilson would each have an assists. The Penguins play at the Vancouver Canucks (28-30-9) Saturday (really Saturday this time) at 10pm EST.