Oilers Game Recaps

Oilers Visual Recap R1G4: Edmonton pulls off massive comeback to tie series up

The Edmonton Oilers were trying to tie the series up at two wins apiece to come back to Edmonton with a new best-of-three series to play. That would be the ideal scenario rather than going down 3–1 against the Los Angeles Kings.

However, things didn’t start off right for the Oilers as they allowed three goals in the first period to face a massive deficit. Stuart Skinner was pulled in exchange for Jack Campbell to start the second period, and that move might have been the spark plug to the biggest comeback of the year.

In the second, the Oilers answered back with three goals of their own, and suddenly it was a tie game with 20 minutes to go. This game singlehandedly looked and felt like it was Leon Draisaitl willing his team from certain defeat to surprise victory as he was by far the biggest factor in the comeback. Make it another year where Draisaitl has been incredible in the playoffs.

The third period saw the two teams trade goals with the Kings scoring early and the Oilers scoring late, and off to overtime the game went.

Just over midway through the extra frame, the Oilers completed the comeback and scored, winning a highly improbable win and more importantly evening up the series.

Charts from the game are below!

Game events


Gabriel VilardiKevin Fiala, Alex Iafallo09:25 | 1stEDM 0 – 1 LAK
Viktor ArvidssonTrevor Moore, Phillip Danault16:48 | 1stEDM 0 – 2 LAK
Anze Kopitar (PPG)Kevin Fiala, Adrian Kempe18:11 | 1stEDM 0 – 3 LAK
Evan Bouchard (PPG)Leon Draisaitl, Connor McDavid04:55 | 2ndEDM 1 – 3 LAK
Leon DraisaitlConnor McDavid, Zach Hyman09:41 | 2ndEDM 2 – 3 LAK
Leon Draisaitl (PPG)Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Evan Bouchard19:49 | 2ndEDM 3 – 3 LAK
Matt RoyViktor Arvidsson, Phillip Danault04:28 | 3rdEDM 3 – 4 LAK
Evander KaneConnor McDavid, Mattias Ekholm16:58 | 3rdEDM 4 – 4 LAK
Zach HymanEvan Bouchard10:39 | OTEDM 5 – 4 LAK

All situations Corsi

5v5 Corsi

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