Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NHL Roundup: Edmonton Wins Outdoor Game in Winnpeg

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NHL Roundup: Edmonton Wins Outdoor Game in Winnpeg

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Cam Talbot has watched two outdoor NHL games from the bench in his career. He made the most of his first chance to play in one Sunday at Winnipeg.

Talbot made 31 saves and Mark Letestu scored the first of three second-period goals, lifting the Edmonton Oilers over the Winnipeg Jets in an outdoor game delayed almost two hours by sunlight melting the ice.

The Heritage Classic victory extended Edmonton's winning streak to three in front of 33,240 at Investors Group Field.

Talbot got his 12th career shutout and first this season.

"I was really excited for this one, obviously, to get a chance to play in my first game," said Talbot, who was a backup when his former New York Rangers played in two Stadium Series games.

"The atmosphere was great out there, the ice was in pretty good condition. …

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