EDMONTON (Alberta) — TheEdmonton was eliminated in the Western Conference Final Game 4, on Monday. They defeated the Oilers 6-5 in overtime, to win the best of seven series, 4-0.
Colorado moves on to the Stanley Cup Final. They'll be facing the winner of the Eastern Conference Final between Tampa, and the. New York leads the series, 2-1. The Avalanche will make its first appearance in this final round since 2001.
Edmonton missed two chances to remain alive in Game 4. At the end of the third period, Edmonton led 4-2. But the Oilers lost three straight to the Avalanche.The game was tied at 5-5 in overtime. Edmonton lost its hopes of reaching the Cup Finals with Arturri Lehkonen's goal that won the game.
Colorado was the first to score a power play goal.. This was Makar's fifth postseason goal and his first of five in Game 4.
From halfway through the second half, the game was tied at 1-0. Edmonton was outshot 21-12 by the time that halfway through the second.Oilers were again in the early stages.
Finally, the Oilers beat Colorado's netminder to capitalize during a strong push at Colorado's end. Edmonton deserves a chance to live.
Two quick wins for the Oilers were scored by the Oilers immediately afterward, first whenHe pounced on the Colorado turnover, and then he with Power play maker.
McDavid assisted on the McDavid goal despite having suffered an injury in the second. Oilers' topliner hasn't been 100% in postseason play and he was exhausted after suffering a late-in-the-second period hit. Draisaitl was determined to stay in the game and did not miss a shift, adding McDavid's helper. He wasn't done.
Draisaitl added another assist to Hyman's second goal. This was in the third period Edmonton had begun that frame ahead by 3-1.To make it 3-2, Hyman scored at 31 seconds. Draisaitl fed Hyman to Edmonton to quickly restore Edmonton's lead of two goals.
Colorado was down 4-2, but not for long. Smith cleared a referee midway through third. Smith remained in the Oilers' zone for a fast score..
Then, following another failed Oilers' power playSmith was unable to score, so Smith jumped in to the play and scored the game-tying goal. It made it 4-4 at the end of regulation.
Colorado was up 5-4 and had a power play goal just after. Edmonton responded by McDavid, Draisaitl and Kassian combining to score Kassian's winning goal. McDavid finished with three, while Draisaitl had four.
Lehkonen scored the game-winner in just 1:9 extra frames, capping his three-point night.
The Avalanche won the Cup in both of their previous franchises. They defeated the Avalanche in 1996.. They beat the rest of the population in 2001. .