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Associated Press, Published September 23 2013

Acton sends Oilers past Jets in preseason play

EDMONTON, Alberta – Will Acton scored the winner and the Edmonton Oilers won their third consecutive preseason game, 2-1 over the Winnipeg Jets on Monday night.

The Jets got on the board with 58 seconds left in the first period when Thorburn’s shot hit the stick of Oilers goalie Devan Dubnyk and deflected into the net.

Winnipeg 1 0 0 – 1

Edmonton 0 2 0 – 2

First period: 1, Winnipeg, Thorburn 1 (Pardy), 19:02.

Second period: 2, Edmonton, Joensuu 3 (Pitlick, Larsen), 2:39. 3, Edmonton, Acton 2 (Belov), 9:22.

Shots on Goal – Winnipeg 7-10-12 – 29. Edmonton 8-11-4 – 23.

Goalies: Winnipeg, Pasquale. Edmonton, Dubnyk. A – 15,794 (16,839). T – 2:24.