RW - FA
Puljujarvi fired home a Nugent-Hopkins setup in the slot with a great one-timer at 17:04 of the first, giving the Oilers an early 2 goal lead.
Puljujarvi has 11 goals and 7 assists this season.
Puljujarvi had an easy tap-in smartly set up by new acquisition Pontus Aberg at 6:06 in the third to make it 4-2 and allow a potential comeback.
Puljujarvi has 10 goals and 7 assissts on the season.
Puljujarvi received man of the match honors after carrying his team to a win with his three point game. First he deked and dangled his way into a comfortable offensive zone possession until he found Jujhar Khaira with a great thread the needle type pass between two defenders for the Oilers' second goal late in the first. At the end of the second, Puljujarvi scored the eventual game-winner, burying Adam Larsson's rebound to make it 3-2, then added another beautiful assist while breaking away 2-on-1 with Leon Draisaitl at 4:37 in the final frame.
Puljujarvi has 9 goals and 5 assists in 30 games.
Puljujarvi cleaned up a Ryan Nugent-Hopkins rebound that fell to him in the slot on the power play at 14:26 of the first period to give the Oilers the lead. He also missed on a late third period shot that was collected and lobbed into the net from afar by Ryan Nugent-Hopkins.
Puljujarvi has 8 goals and 3 assists in 21 games. Happy New Year everyone!!! :)