Jesse Puljujarvi wristed home a shot on a breakaway to make it 3-1 in the third period, then Devin Shore added an empty netter, as the Oilers defeated the Habs 4-1.
On this day in 1979: The Oilers rally from a 5-2 deficit to earn a 5-5 with the Minnesota North Stars. Stan Weir scores twice and Blair MacDonald ties it with 1:21 to go.
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The Edmonton Oilers will try to solve the Montreal Canadiens when the two teams meet Monday night at Rogers Place.
Holloway, 19, was taken 14th overall in the October draft and has spent the last two seasons at the University of Wisconsin.
Saturday’s game against the Winnipeg Jets will start at 5 p.m. instead of 8 p.m. The Face-off Show on 630 CHED will be at 3:30 p.m.
The Edmonton Oilers are ready to resume their schedule Friday night against the Vancouver Canucks.
Kulikov was drafted 14th overall by Florida in 2009. He’s played 715 NHL games.
The Oilers managed just 17 shots on goal and were shutout in Calgary.
Mike Smith made 39 saves as the Edmonton Oilers outlasted the Ottawa Senators for a 3-1 win Thursday night.
Leon Draisaitl posted his fourth career regular-season hat trick as the Edmonton Oilers downed the Ottawa Senators 4-2 Wednesday afternoon.