It was the second goal in two games for Daze, who had returned
Friday after missing 63 contests because of a herniated disc and
Tyler Arnason had two goals and an assist for Chicago, which is
winless in its last six (0-3-2-1). Tuomo Ruutu had two assists.
Underhill, who hadn't played a game at any level in two weeks,
made 29 saves. Salo stopped 20.
Chicago coach Brian Sutter told Underhill he'd start only three
hours before the game. Intended starter Michael Leighton was
scratched with the flu.
"It just knuckle-balled on him," Sutter said of the
game-winning goal. "That's unfortunate ... ."
Arnason opened the scoring midway thought the first when he
circled behind the net and tucked the puck inside the right post.
Brewer tied it less than two minutes later with a power-play
goal. He drove to the net and tipped Radek Dvorak's perfect feed
from the left boards past Underhill.
Aranson's power-play goal at 2:39 of the second gave Chicago a 2-1 lead. He scored on a shot from the slot off a pass from Ruutu along the right boards.
Smith tied it at 2-all at 6:48 of the second. He pounced on a
rebound after Underhill made a pad save on Fernando Pisani's drive.
Brewer's second goal of the game at 6:21 of the third period gave the Oilers a 3-2 lead. After a faceoff in the Chicago zone, Brewer stepped in from the left point and fired a screen shot past Underhill on the glove side.
Arnason had just one goal and five assists in his previous
14 games. He had his second multiple-goal game of the season. ...
Underhill is the sixth goalie to play for the Blackhawks this
season, a team record. He played 27 games this season with Florence
in the ECHL and four with Manchester in the AHL. ... Ruutu, a rookie, has five goals and nine assists in his past 10 games .... Oilers
LW Mike York returned Sunday after missing 16 games with a broken
left index finger.... Smith's goal was his sixth of the season, a
career high. ... Edmonton C Shawn Horcoff had an assist, setting a
career high for points at 34.
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Arena: United Center Location: Chicago, Illinois
Referees: Chris Lee, Brad Meier Linesmen: Andy McElman, Vaughan Rody
Attendance: 12,839 (65.1% full)
Team Stat Comparison
Power Play Goals
Power Play Opportunities
Shots on Goal
Tyler Arnason (15)
(Power Play) Assists: Tuomo Ruutu, Jim Vandermeer
Eric Brewer (4)
(Power Play) Assists: Radek Dvorak, Petr Nedved