"That was an even battle. I thought we had a lot more gamesmanship," Eakins said. "We just settled into the game. Our game plan was to firmly look after our end of the ice first and let the offense come when it comes.wholesale nba jerseys
"There are some games that we played this year where it's even and there is almost an anxiety on the bench where we have to go score right now. Or if we get down by a goal and we have to go get the goal wholesale nba jerseys china back right away. That's not the case; you just have to settle in the game and let the opportunities present themselves."
Nugent-Hopkins came close to tying the game wholesale nba jerseys from china with a little more than seven minutes remaining in the third period, getting the puck in the slot on a 3-on-2 rush, but he fired his shot just wide.
"It's just frustrating that we didn't get a least a goal for [Scrivens] and wholesale nba basketball jerseys for the effort that the guys put in," Oilers right wing David Perron said. "[All losses] feel the same, whether it's 8-1 or 2-0; for me, they all feel the same. We're trending in the right direction and we have to make sure we stick to it. We have to keep on cutting down on those chances in the slot, because it can go the other way pretty quickly and we have to stay on it."
The Canucks return home to host the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday. The Oilers continue their seven-game homestand Monday against the Lightning.