EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Shawn Horcoff and Sheldon Souray each
had a goal and two assists and the Edmonton Oilers beat the
Calgary Flames, 5-1, on Friday night, giving Chicago the No. 4
seed in the Western Conference playoffs.
Ales Kotalik, Steve MacIntyre and Patrick O'Sullivan also scored
for the Oilers, eliminated from playoff contention Tuesday
Jeff Drouin-Deslauriers made 31 saves for the Oilers, out of the
playoffs for the third straight year, in his first start since
Nov. 30. Dwayne Roloson started the previous 36 games.
Michael Cammalleri scored for the Flames, two points behind
Vancouver for the Northwest Division lead. Calgary played the
game with only 15 skaters because of a recent series of
Kotalik opened the scoring with his 20th goal with 5:39 left in
the second, MacIntyre made it 2-0 with 3:55 to go in the period,
and Horcoff scored his 17th at 12:06 of the third.
After Cammalleri made it 3-1 at 12:42 of the third with his 37th
of the season, O'Sullivan added his 16th for Edmonton, and
Souray capped the scoring on a power play with his 23rd goal.
The teams will meet again Saturday night in Calgary in the