Blackhawks Drop Preseason Opener To Oilers, 4-2
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SASKATOON, Saskatchewan (AP) – Josh Green scored a pair of goals and an Edmonton Oilers split squad defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 in a preseason matchup Tuesday.
Ryan Smyth had a goal and an assist for Edmonton, while Jordan Eberle also scored. No. 1 overall draft pick Ryan Nugent-Hopkins added an assist.
Rostislav Olesz and Jamal Mayers scored for Chicago.
Edmonton’s other split-squad team lost 4-3 at home to the Minnesota Wild.
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