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Cam Talbot | Goalie | #33

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (29) / 7/5/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 193
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Cam Talbot stopped 33 of 36 shots in Wednesday's 5-3 win over the Anaheim Ducks.
Edmonton is now up 1-0 in the best-of-seven series. The Oilers appeared to take the game over in the third period, as they got back-to-back goals in less than two minutes from Mark Letestu and Adam Larsson to give Edmonton a 3-1 lead. But that's when the Ducks woke up. Anaheim got two quick goals of their own from Patrick Eaves and Jakob Silfverberg to tie it up at three. Thankfully for Edmonton, Larsson scored his second of the game to with less than five minutes remaining in regulation before Leon Draisaitl added an empty-netter. Talbot owns a 5-2 record with a 2.17 goals-against-average and a .925 save percentage this postseason. Game 2 will be played in Anaheim on Friday night. Apr 27 - 1:43 AM

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Cam Talbot will get the start in Game 1 against Anaheim on Wednesday.

He finished the first round with a 4-2 record, a 2.03 goals-against-average and a .927 save percentage. The Oilers will need him to continue being great if they're going to advance to round three.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 26 - 10:39 PM

Cam Talbot was the standout as the Edmonton Oilers eliminated the San Jose Sharks with a 3-1 win in Game 6 on Saturday night.

Talbot stopped 27 out of 28 shots in Game 6, holding strong in the second period in particular when he stopped all 12 shots he faced. He helped Edmonton win their first series since 2006 by posting a 2.03 goals-against average and a .927 save percentage.
Apr 23 - 1:43 AM

It should come as no surprise that Cam Talbot will probably start in Game 6 Saturday against San Jose.

This will be a big test for the Oilers as they will be going into the Shark Tank in San Jose with the Sharks on the ropes and desperate for a win to keep their season alive. If Edmonton is to close out the Sharks, Talbot will have to be at his very best.
Apr 22 - 10:08 AM

Cam Talbot made 27 saves on 30 shots to help the Oilers win Game 5 over the Sharks 4-3 in overtime on Thursday.

The Oilers fell behind 3-1 midway through the second period but Talbot and his team both got stronger as the game went on. It's a solid bounce back Talbot had to have after allowing five goals in the blowout Game 4 loss. He has a strong 2.22 goals-against-average and .925 save percentage as Edmonton is on the brink of eliminating the Sharks.
Apr 21 - 2:31 AM

Cam Talbot is expected to be in net for Game 5 against the Sharks on Thursday.

Talbot comes in rocking a .925 save percentage, two shutouts, with just eight goals against through the first four games of the series. However, he will be looking to bounce back after he was pulled in Game 4.
Apr 20 - 6:48 PM

After scoring back-to-back shutouts in games two and three of the first round of the playoffs, Cam Talbot got the hook 13 minutes into the second period when he gave up five goals in a 7-0 loss to the Sharks.

Nothing went right for the Oilers Tuesday night. Certainly Talbot does not bear sole responsibility for the loss because he had no appreciable defensive help. The again, he was the goalie who allowed five shots to get past. This embarrassing defeat will galvanize Edmonton as they head home for game five. Laurent Brossoit gave up another two goals on only eight shots.
Apr 19 - 12:49 AM

Cam Talbot is expected to get the start in Game 4 against the San Jose Sharks.

Talbot is coming off a 23-save shutout in Game 3. He's been phenomenal this postseason, as he's posted a 0.98 goals-against average and a .964 save percentage. The Oilers have a 2-1 lead in the series.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 18 - 8:21 PM

Cam Talbot fended off each of the 23 shots San Jose sent his way on Sunday night to lead the Oilers to a 1-0 victory.

Talbot, who has now stopped 39 straight shots in two consecutive shutouts, guided the Oilers to a 2-1 series lead with a gutsy performance. The 29-year-old is now 2-1 with a 0.98 goals against average and .964 save percentage in the post-season.
Apr 17 - 1:41 AM

Cam Talbot is expected to be in net on Friday for Game 3 against the Sharks.

Two games, just three goals against, and only one win. Talbot comes into the third game rocking a .950 save percentage, which can lead to a lot more wins if he can keep it up this series.
Apr 16 - 6:34 PM

Cam Talbot stopped all 16 shots he faced in a 2-0 win over the San Jose Sharks.

The Oilers did a great job keeping shots away from Talbot all night. He joins Jussi Markkanen, Dwayne Roloson, Curtis Joseph, Bill Ranford & Grant Fuhr as goalies with a playoff shutout for Edmonton. The Oilers will feel very confident heading into game 3 of the series in San Jose on Sunday night.
Apr 15 - 1:25 AM

Cam Talbot is expected to be in net on Friday for Game 2 against the Sharks.

Talbot made 41 saves during the Game 1 overtime match, but it wasn't enough has he allowed the sudden death tally. He'll look to repeat his sterling effort, plus a more preferable result tonight.
Apr 14 - 9:05 PM

Cam Talbot was sensational on Wednesday as he stopped 41 shots in a 3-2 overtime loss to San Jose.

The Oilers gave him a 2-0 lead at the end of the first, but they failed to provide additional offensive support. Talbot simply could not withstand the barrage from San Jose for the remainder of the game, facing 10 shots in each of the first and second periods while seeing 18 shots in the third as the Sharks tied the score. The San Jose barrage continued into the first overtime as he made five saves before Melker Karlsson beat him on the sixth shot, only 3:22 into the extra frame. Talbot will need to be great again if the Oilers want to send the series back to San Jose tied at 1 and they continue to struggle up front.
Apr 13 - 1:54 AM

Cam Talbot is playing between the pipes in Game 1 on Wednesday.

Not that it comes as any surprise. After all, the Oilers had Talbot start in 73 games during the regular season, so unless he gets hurt they'll continue to lean on him in the playoffs.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 12 - 10:11 PM

Cam Talbot added to his Edmonton Oilers franchise-record with his 42nd win of 2016-17 on Saturday.

The Oilers secured at least one round of home-ice advantage and kept their Pacific Division title hopes alive by beating the Vancouver Canucks 3-2. The Oilers have lineup decisions to make regarding Sunday's game against the Canucks. He's currently tied with Braden Holtby for the league lead with those 42 wins on a smash-success season for the former backup goalie.
Apr 9 - 1:08 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Connor McDavid
2Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
3Drake Caggiula
4David Desharnais
5Anton Lander
6Mark Letestu
LW1Milan Lucic
2Patrick Maroon
3Benoit Pouliot
4Matt Hendricks
5Anton Slepyshev
6Jujhar Khaira
RW1Leon Draisaitl
2Jordan Eberle
3Zack Kassian
4Tyler Pitlick
5Iiro Pakarinen
D1Andrej Sekera
2Oscar Klefbom
3Adam Larsson
4Kris Russell
5Darnell Nurse
6Griffin Reinhart
7Matthew Benning
8Eric Gryba
9Joey LaLeggia
10Jordan Oesterle
G1Cam Talbot
2Laurent Brossoit
3Nick Ellis