"I was kind of excited just to get the opportunity to be up the ice. I don't get these 2-on-1s too often," said Smith, a stay-at-home defenseman with 11 goals in 392 NHL games..
Guerin, who scored late in the first period to give Edmonton a 3-2 lead, was just happy he had enough strength to make the pass.
"I think Smitty and I barely made it down the ice because we were so tired, but things happen in a funny way and that was one of them," Guerin said. "I don't know if I could have made it off the ice if we hadn't scored."
"We'll look at it as taking a point an go from there," Linden said. "We were pushing to get the win, but being down 4-2 in the third against the win, we'll take what we got and work on some things in practice tomorrow."
Linden's third goal came on the power play at 17:36 of the third. Martin Rucinsky's pass went off Linden's skate and past Salo from just outside the crease.
Linden also scored twice in a 90-second span midway through the first period after Edmonton took a 2-0 lead.
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