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ALUMNI REPORT: ARCOBELLO'S TWO GOALS LIFT OILERS TO OVERTIME WIN
By Cassie Gage,
Taylor Fedun and Mark Arcobello scored their first National Hockey League goals and Philip Larsen scored his first as an Edmonton Oiler in a 4-3 overtime win against the Florida Panthers Tuesday evening in Sunrise, Fla.
Larsen scored his first of the season at 16:59 of the first period to even the score at 1-1. Larsen’s first goal as an Oiler was assisted by Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Boyd Gordon.
Arcobello, who made the Oilers roster out of training camp, scored 2:06 into the second period. Arcobello’s first career NHL goal was assisted by Gordon and Ryan Jones and gave Edmonton a 2-1 lead.
Fedun, on his first NHL call-up, scored just 33 seconds later to give the Oilers a 3-1 lead. Fedun’s goal was assisted by Nugent-Hopkins and Jordan Eberle.
Panther Scottie Upshall scored back-to-back goals in the third period to force the overtime.
Arcobello got his second goal of the night with a power play one-timer 1:55 into the extra period to give the Oilers the 4-3 overtime win.
The Oilers are back in action Thursday evening against the Tampa Bay Lighting. Puck drop is set for 6:30 p.m. CT.
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