Posted February 22, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Sam Gagner scored a goal and added two assists, and the Edmonton Oilers broke out with four unanswered goals in the second period in a 6-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night. Jordan Eberle, Ryan Smyth, Taylor Hall, Ales Hemsky and Eric Belanger also had goals for Edmonton (23-30-6). Scott Hannan scored his second goal of the season and first in 52 games to provide the only offense for the Flames (28-23-10), who lost in regulation for the first time since Jan. 31. Calgary, which fell to 5-1-3 in February, had won 10 straight at home against the Oilers and beaten them in 16 of 17 meetings. Edmonton had won just one of six overall and one of nine on the road. The Oilers were the better team from the opening faceoff. Edmonton outshot Calgary 17-7 in the first period and kept pouring on the pressure. Hall and Eberle recorded five shots each in the period, but the Oilers were locked in a 1-1 tie. The Flames nearly carried a 1-0 lead into the second, but Eberle scored w...
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