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NHL: Edmonton 4, Ottawa 1

Nov. 29, 2010 at 10:20 PM

OTTAWA, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Andrew Cogliano and Gilbert Brule scored third-period goals Monday, boosting the Edmonton Oilers to a 4-1 decision over Ottawa.

Cogliano gave the Oilers their first lead at 2-1 when he tipped in Brule's shot early in the third period. Then, with less than 8 minutes left to play, Brule sailed a wrist shot off a feed from Cogliano past Brian Elliott and Edmonton went on to beat Ottawa for the first time in the last seven meetings between the teams.

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Tom Gilbert scored in the first period and Taylor Hall added an empty-netter for the victors.

Martin Gerber earned a win in his first start of the season after being recalled from Oklahoma City, turning away 22-of-23 shots.

Nick Foligno got Ottawa's only goal and Elliott rejected 21-of-24 Oilers shots.

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