Edmonton Oilers win third game in a row with overtime decision in Chicago

Connor McDavid scored 53 seconds into overtime as the Edmonton Oilers scored a 2-1 win in Chicago on Sunday.

“We know how to play three on three,” McDavid said after the game. “It’s a different style of hockey that we seem to understand.”

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The Oilers have won three in a row and improve to 6-3-1 on the season.

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It took the Blackhawks 11:02 to get their first shot on goal, but they made it count with Brent Seabrook ripping home a one-timer on a two-man advantage. Zack Kassian tied it late in the period when he flipped in a rebound for his first of the season.


Cam Talbot stopped Nick Schmaltz on a breakaway in the second period, and the game was tied 1-1 going into the third.

The Blackhawks carried the play in the third, outshooting the Oilers 15-9, but they couldn’t solve Cam Talbot.

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In overtime, Leon Draisaitl and McDavid broke in two-on-one. Draisaitl feathered a pass across to McDavid, whose wrist shot eluded Cam Ward.

Talbot made 31 saves for the win in net.

“Both guys had to make a bunch of key stops tonight and keep it 1-1, but those are the games that you want to be in against a team like that on the road in a tough building,” Talbot said.


The Oilers will host Minnesota on Tuesday.

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