Predators shutout by Bryzgalov, Oilers

Posted on November 29, 2013

Upon announcing that Ilya Bryzgalov would start Thanksgiving night against the Nashville Predators, Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins noted how Bryzgalov arrived with swagger.

Eleven days into his Oilers career after a seven-month absence from the NHL, Bryzgalov's swagger showed in his game and rubbed off on his teammates. Making his first NHL start since April 25 when he was with the Philadelphia Flyers, Bryzgalov stopped all 33 shots to earn his 31st NHL shutout and a 3-0 win in Nashville at Bridgestone Arena.

The Oilers have won four of their past five games. 

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