Edmonton, Alberta (AP) Brandon Saad, Matthew Highmore and Dominik Kubalik scored and the Chicago Blackhawks beat Edmonton 3-2 on Friday, knocking the Oilers out of the postseason tournament.
The Blackhawks won the best-of-five qualifying series 3-1. Chicago advances to the round of 16.
"We knew what we wanted to do coming into the series," Chicago's Jonathan Toews said. "Overall guys got better as the series went along."