Series (Game 1 of 1)

Edmonton leads 1-0

Game 1: Tuesday, September 20th

Blackhawks 2

(0-1-0, 0 pts)

Oilers 4

(1-1-0, 2 pts)

9:00 PM ET, September 20, 2011

Credit Union Centre, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

1 2 3 T
CHI 0 2 02
EDM 0 2 24

Top Skaters

Blackhawks drop preseason opener to Oilers split squad

Associated Press

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan -- Josh Green scored a pair of goals and an Edmonton Oilers split squad defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 in a preseason matchup Tuesday.

Ryan Smyth had a goal and an assist for Edmonton, while Jordan Eberle also scored. No. 1 overall draft pick Ryan Nugent-Hopkins added an assist.

Rostislav Olesz and Jamal Mayers scored for Chicago.

Edmonton's other split-squad team lost 4-3 at home to the Minnesota Wild.

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