The skate outdoors: Habs win Heritage
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Theodore made 34 saves for the
It was downright chilly at gametime -- but the goaltenders came out on fire. Theodore and Conklin combined for 17 saves in a scoreless first period, with Theodore turning aside 12 shots, including a late opportunity by Edmonton forward
Perreault made it 2-0 midway through the second when, on a power play, he followed up on a bouncing rebound and stuffed the puck past Conklin. But the
Perrault made a nice move for his second goal of the game, handing the
Edmonton made it interesting later in the third, pulling within 3-2 when Stoll picked up a rebound in front and stuffed it home with 6:54 remaining to play.
Zednik made a nice move on Conklin just over a minute later, scoring his second of the game to make it 4-2, but Staios' goal 39 seconds after that restored the drama.
Theodore was knocked down on the play and while sprawled out in front, didn't make it back in time to stop the point shot by Staios. But he was solid for the remaining five minutes and kept Edmonton out of the net to preserve the win.
The game was preceded by an exhibition featuring alumni of both the
Participants in the Alumni Game can account for 129 engravings on the Stanley Cup.