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Friday, April 29, 2011

Oilers Update - Eberle Pots Two at IIHF World Championships

Edmonton Oilers' forward,Jordan Eberle, scored 2 goals to lead Canada to a 4-1 victory over Belarus in Slovakia.  Eberle tapped home his first of the tournament 3 minutes into the game.  With less then 11 minutes in the 3rd, Eberle struck again with a power-play marker.

John Tavares had a goal and assisted on Jeff Skinner's tally in the 2nd period.

James Reimer earned his first win of the tournament setting aside 21 shots.  Oilers net-minder Devan Dubnyk has yet to see his first game in Slovakia.

Canada will now go on to face France this Sunday at 7:15 am.


Forward Magnus Paajarvi, is the only other Oiler present in this year championships.  The young Swede will play his first game with the Tre Kronor tomorrow against Norway.

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