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Talbot shines, Oilers go up 2-0 on Ducks

(AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) While the Anaheim Ducks dominated the puck and peppered the Edmonton net with shots over the final 2 1/2 periods, Cam Talbot stood tall - when he wasn't sprawling, diving or gloving everything in sight.

While Connor McDavid is getting most of the attention during the Oilers' impressive Stanley Cup playoff run this spring, their hardworking goalie is doing much of the hard work to keep them sailing forward.

Talbot made 39 saves, Patrick Maroon scored a power-play goal and Edmonton moved halfway to the Western Conference finals with a 2-1 victory over Anaheim in Game 2 of their second-round series Friday night.

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Points
Rank Player Pts G A
1 C. McDavid, Edm1003070
2 S. Crosby, Pit894445
3 P. Kane, Chi893455
4 N. Backstrom, Was862363
5 N. Kucherov, TB854045
6 B. Marchand, Bos853946
7 M. Scheifele, Wpg823250
8 L. Draisaitl, Edm772948
9 B. Burns, SJ762947
10 V. Tarasenko, StL753936
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Goals Against Average
Rank Player GAA
1 S. Bobrovsky, Cls2.06
2 B. Holtby, Was2.07
3 J. Howard, Det2.10
4 P. Budaj, TB2.18
5 J. Gibson, Anh2.22
6 C. Price, Mon2.23
7 T. Rask, Bos2.23
8 D. Dubnyk, Min2.25
9 A. Raanta, NYR2.26
10 C. Anderson, Ott2.28
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