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Tampa Bay at Edmonton

    Oilers 5, Lightning 2

    CBSSports.com wire reports
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    EDMONTON, Alberta -- Rookie Magnus Paajarvi had a hat trick and an assist and No. 1 overall pick Taylor Hall also scored and the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-2 in their preseason home opener on Thursday.

    Andrew Cogliano also scored for the Oilers, who are 2-0 in exhibition play.

    Randy Jones and Carter Ashton scored for the Lightning, who dropped to 2-1.

    The Lightning started the scoring 4½ minutes in as Jones took a 2-on-1 feed from Teddy Purcell and beat Oilers starter Devan Dubnyk glove side.

    Edmonton came close to tying it up less than a minute later as Hall, making his Oilers debut, hit the post behind Tampa goalie Dan Ellis.

    The Oilers tied the game with five minutes to play in the opening frame as highly-touted Swedish rookie Paajarvi made a beautiful move 4-on-4 to split the defense, only to score as he fanned on his shot and watched it slide through Ellis' legs.

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    Scoreboard
    Tampa Bay1012
    Edmonton «2125
    Scoring Summary
    1st Period
    4:33Randy Jones - Assists: Teddy Purcell and Niklas Persson
    15:09Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson - Assists: Shawn Belle and Alex Plante
    18:34Power Play - Andrew Cogliano - Assists: Kurtis Foster and Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson
    2nd Period
    6:50Power Play - Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson - Assists: Dustin Penner and Alex Plante
    3rd Period
    7:57Power Play - Taylor Hall
    9:52Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson - Assist: Kurtis Foster
    17:20Power Play - Carter Ashton - Assists: James Wright and Brett Clark
    Penalty Summary
    1st Period
    :16Marc Pouliot: roughing - minor
    :16Kurtis Foster: interference - minor
    :16Ladislav Smid: roughing - minor
    7:30Vladmir Mihalik: hooking - minor
    10:20Gilbert Brule: high-sticking - minor
    13:31Steve MacIntyre: roughing - minor
    14:40Mattias Ohlund: holding - minor
    17:21Carter Ashton: slashing - minor
    19:06Liam Reddox: hooking - minor
    2nd Period
    5:24Adam Hall: holding - minor
    7:00Ladislav Smid: boarding - minor
    11:10Steve Downie: hooking - minor
    14:54Linus Omark: hooking - minor
    17:47Kurtis Foster: cross-checking - minor
    3rd Period
    :26Steve Downie: roughing - minor
    :26Ladislav Smid: roughing - minor
    6:57too many men - minor
    8:07Richard Petiot: holding - minor
    11:59James Wright: tripping - minor
    15:48Steve MacIntyre: roughing - minor
    15:48Steve MacIntyre: charging - minor
    Shots on Goal
     123OTT
    Edmonton1146-21
    Tampa Bay1486-28
    Goalies
    GoalieMINSSGA
    Dan Ellis60:00165
    Jeff Deslauriers30:3171
    Devan Dubnyk29:29191
    Game Information
    Attendance - 16839
    Referees - Tom Kowal, Chris Lee
    Linesmen - Mike Cvik, Brian Mach
     
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