Edmonton – Connor McDavid scored his second goal of the game at 1:11 in overtime as the Edmonton Oilers got their third win in a 6-5 win over the St. Louis Blues on Friday.
Leon passed a perfect saucer to McDavid in the spring at half-time in extra time to defend a win for DrySittle Edmonton, leading 4-1 after the first period.
Zach Hyman had two goals, Evander Kane had one goal and two assists, and Darnell Nurse also scored for the Oilers (39-25-5) who set a franchise record for nine consecutive home wins, beating the opposition 47-24 in that extended time. .
Pavel Buknevich, along with two others, Robert Thomas, Braden Shane and Ivan Barbashev scored for the Blues (37-20-10) whose two-game winning streak came to a halt.
Edmonton got off to a crazy start in less than two minutes when the Blues coughed Pak and goalkeeper Jordan Binnington gave the Oilers forward Kyler Yamamoto an extra promise. This allowed him to send Pak to Hyman, who had a wide open net.
Two-and-a-half minutes later, the Blues tied it as Edmonton goalkeeper Mike Smith hung on to the side of the net and touched Buknevich as he swung behind the net before wrapping around a wide-open net. His own.
Just 30 seconds later, the Eulers responded when Hyman came out from behind the net, rolling and shooting in the second game of the home game and the 24th highest of his career.
Edmonton gets a short-hand goal in the middle of the opening frame as Barbashev hits a puck in his own zone. Kane picked it up and scored his 16th goal in his 30th game as Euler.
The Eulers barrage continued a few minutes later when McDavid punched his 38th from the Blue Paint, chasing Binnington – who had scored four goals in 12 shots – in favor of Villa Huso.
St. Louis took a backseat in the second minute when Thomas fought back with a defender, stabbed Smith in the side and fired a shot.
With four and a half minutes left in the middle frame, the Blues pulled in one as Shane sent a shot to Smith’s foot from a distance.
Edmonton got a huge goal late in the second as the nurse picked up a rebound and took a backhand shot past Huso.
St. Louis III got another ugly goal in the second minute, as a deviant pass allowed Buknevich to score the second goal of the game and the goalkeeper went the other way.
The Blues tied the game in eight-and-a-half minutes as Barbashev scored on a tight deflection to send the game into extra time.
The Blues returned to action on Saturday while they were in Calgary to deal with the fire. The Eulers begin a three-game California trip to Anaheim on Sunday.
Note: The Blues were without main scorer Jordan Kiro, who missed his second consecutive game due to illness. St. Louis also had Torrey Krug (hand), Tyler Bozak (lower body) and Scott Perunovich (wrist). … Oilers were only without Chris Russell, who is in the COVID-19 protocol.