4th Straight Shootout Finally Tanks Oilers

Ducks skate through Shark Tank unscathed with 2-0 win
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 19, 2007 3:17 AM CST
Dallas Stars goalie Marty Turco, left, battles with the Edmonton Oilers' Marty Reasoner during the third period of their NHL hockey action at Edmonton's Rexall Place, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007. (AP Photo/The...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Dallas, the all-time shootout champs, showed the surging Oilers how it's really done last night, taking a 2-1 shootout victory to hand Edmonton its first loss in four consecutive overtime games. Sergei Zubov scored the winning goal after going 0-3 in shootouts this year, reports the Dallas Morning News. Elsewhere in the Pacific Division:

The Ducks avenged Sunday's loss to the Sharks by winning their rematch in San Jose, 2-0. Jean-Sebastien Giguere put together his first shutout this season and newly returned Scott Niedermeyer provided an assist to help Anaheim end a three-game tailspin. "We're not going to win any games 7-0," said Giguere. "From now on, these are going to be playoff-type games."