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    Oilers 3, Canucks 2 (OT)

    CBS SportsLine.com wire reports

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Raffi Torres' power-play goal at 1:40 of overtime gave the Edmonton Oilers a 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks in the final preseason game for both teams Saturday night.

    Edmonton completed the preseason with a 6-2 record, while the Canucks were 2-6.

    The victory gave the Oilers a sweep of their two-game preseason series with Vancouver and set the stage for eight regular-season meetings between the Western Canadian regional rivals.

    Edmonton led 1-0 after the first period but the score was tied 2-2 after 40 minutes. All of Edmonton's goals came on power plays, as the Oilers went 3-for-7 with the man advantage.

    Joffrey Lupul and Ryan Smyth scored Edmonton's other goals. Daniel Sedin scored both of Vancouver's goals, converting a pair of passes from his identical twin, Henrik Sedin.

    The Canucks were forced to play shorthanded during the overtime session as Matt Cooke received a double-minor penalty for boarding and unsportsmanlike conduct with 6.6 seconds remaining in the third period.

    Lupul, Edmonton's principal acquisition in the five-player trade that sent star defenseman Chris Pronger to the Anaheim Ducks in the offseason, gave the Oilers a 1-0 lead during a power play with less than a minute left in the first period.

    Daniel Sedin evened the score at 1-1 with a power-play tally at 8:45 of the second. Smyth gave Edmonton a 2-1 lead during another power play at 14:30 before Daniel Sedin created a 2-2 deadlock at 18:28.

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    Scoring Summary
    19:32Power Play - Joffrey Lupul - Assists: Ryan Smyth and Petr Sykora
    8:45Power Play - Daniel Sedin - Assists: Henrik Sedin and Markus Naslund
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    1:40Power Play - Raffi Torres - Assists: Shawn Horcoff and Joffrey Lupul
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    1:35Steve Staios: hooking - minor
    9:00Matt Cooke: high-sticking - minor
    13:00Raffi Torres: fighting - major
    13:00Matt Cooke: fighting - major
    16:14Mattias Ohlund: holding - minor
    18:52Henrik Sedin: hooking - minor
    19:53Daniel Sedin: holding - minor
    5:24Joffrey Lupul: roughing - minor
    7:35Jason Smith: roughing - minor
    13:50Taylor Pyatt: interference - minor
    16:02Shawn Horcoff: roughing - minor
    16:02Alex Burrows: roughing - minor
    1:34Raffi Torres: kneeing - minor
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    7:24Ladislav Smid: holding - minor
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    15:36Joffrey Lupul: hooking - minor
    19:53Matt Cooke: boarding - minor
    19:53Matt Cooke: unsportsmanlike-conduct - minor
    20:00Ethan Moreau: fighting - major
    20:00Willie Mitchell: fighting - major
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