Sports Trocheck's hat trick leads Panthers past Oilers

11:06  13 february  2018
11:06  13 february  2018 Source:   CBC

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Vincent Trocheck had three goals and Evgenii Dadonov added two as the Florida Panthers emerged with a 7-5 victory over the Oilers . "You don't see many seven-goal games out of us," said Trocheck , who recorded his first career NHL hat trick .

He picked up his own rebound at the top of the Ducks’ crease and fired it past Gibson for his first goal as a Panther . It was the first of three goals on six total shots on the night for Vrbata, whose hat - trick was Vincent Trocheck added his team- leading fourth goal of the season early in the second period.

Trocheck's hat trick leads Panthers past Oilers© Jason Franson/The Canadian Press Trocheck's hat trick leads Panthers past Oilers

Vincent Trocheck had three goals and Evgenii Dadonov added two as the Florida Panthers emerged with a 7-5 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday.

Aaron Ekblad and Denis Malgin also scored for the Panthers (24-23-6), who have won five of their last six games.

Patrick Maroon, Leon Draisaitl, Drake Caggiula, Anton Slepyshev and Connor McDavid replied for the Oilers (23-28-4), who have lost four in a row.

Florida opened the scoring on the power play with 2:14 left to play in the first period when a shot came off the boards and Eklblad banked it in off of Oilers defender Oscar Klefbom and past goalie Cam Talbot.

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Video: FLA@EDM: Trocheck records first career Hat Trick . The 22-year-old opened the scoring on Monday night, collecting a carom off the boards and firing a one-timer off Oilers defenseman Oscar Klefbom and in, giving the Panthers a 1-0 lead on the power play at 17:46 of the first period.

Arvidsson powers Predators past Oilers 2-1. Tavares added an empty-net goal with 1:44 left for the hat trick that made the score 5-2. Vincent Trocheck had a goal and an assist for the Panthers .

Edmonton tied it up less than a minute later, however, as Maroon showed some good hands to gather up his own rebound and then hook it past Panthers starter James Reimer for his 14th of the season.

The Oilers took the lead early in the second period when Draisaitl was awarded a penalty shot after being hauled down by Florida's Nike Matheson on a short-handed breakaway. He made good on the opportunity with his 16th of the year.

The Panthers pulled even six minutes into the second when Malgin was left alone in the slot and scored on a shot that went off Talbot's glove and in.

The Oilers surged back ahead midway through the third when Caggiula tipped in a Kris Russell point shot. But the Panthers replied just 23 seconds later on a goal from the slot by Dadonov.

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With Florida nursing a one-goal advantage in the final minute of play, Trocheck slotted the puck past a pair of Oilers ' players and into an empty net to complete his hat trick and seal two points for the Panthers .

Vincent Trocheck had three goals and Evgenii Dadonov added two as the Florida Panthers emerged with a 7-5 victory over the Oilers . "You don't see many seven-goal games out of us," said Trocheck , who recorded his first career NHL hat trick .

Florida got another power-play goal 18 seconds into the third as Trocheck went in alone and beat Talbot.

Trocheck then scored his second of the game on yet another Florida man advantage six minutes into the third. Edmonton got a goal back from Slepyshev less than a minute later.

Florida restored its two-goal lead midway through the third when Dadanov scored on a penalty shot after being hacked by Matt Benning.

Edmonton kept it interesting with five minutes to play on a goal by McDavid, his 23rd.

But Trocheck scored his 21st of the season into an empty net to close out the game.

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