Edmonton Oil Kings Tristan Jarry makes a save on Vancouver Giants Brett Pollock during second period WHL action at Rexall Place on January 5, 2012 in Edmonton.
Photograph by: Greg Southam, Edmonton Journal
EDMONTON — Tristan Jarry turned aside all 24 shots he faced for his third shutout of the season as the Edmonton Oil Kings blanked the Vancouver Giants 5-0 in Western Hockey League action Saturday night.
The Delta, B.C. native entered the night second in the league with a 1.93 goals-against average to go along with a third-ranked .926 save percentage.
Cody Corbett, Stephane Legault, Dylan Wruck, Brett Pollock and Ashton Sautner scored for Edmonton (27-8-5).
Jared Rathjen stopped 28 shots in net for Vancouver (11-29-0).
Corbett opened up the scoring for the Oil Kings just 1:44 into the game on the power play, rifling a point shot through traffic behind Rathjen.
Legault expanded Edmonton's lead to 2-0 after converting a spinning pass from T.J. Foster up and over the blocker of Rathjen at 14:31 of the second.
At 4:26 of the third, Wruck made it 3-0 as he tucked home a backhand deke to finish off a two-on-one with Henrik Samuelsson, who assisted on the goal.
Pollock put the game out of reach at 8:23 with a bullet from the top of the left face-off circle and Sautner added the fifth goal with 1:36 remaining.
Edmonton went 1 for 8 on the power play while Vancouver failed to score on four chances with
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