The Edmonton Oilers staged a dramatic rally Wednesday night at Rogers Place to beat the Seattle Kraken 4-3 in overtime.
Evander Kane led the rally with a natural hat trick, giving the Oilers a third straight win.
Stuart Skinner stood tall for the Oilers with 13 saves in the first, including an important glove snag on a wide open Oliver Bjorkstrand before the game was two minutes old.
Connor McDavid opened the scoring 5:21 into the second. He was in full flight when he took a pass from Leon Draisaitl then went to the backhand to beat Joey Daccord. The Kraken tied it two minutes later when Jordan Eberle’s rebound went in off Joey Daccord’s skate. Pierre-Edoard Bellemare put the Kraken in front with a deflection of Vince Dunn’s shot. Alex Wennberg made it 3-1 with a spinning shot from in tight late in the second.
Kane tipped in a pass from Evan Bouchard with 6:32 left in the third. With Skinner on the bench for an extra attacker, Kane lifted the puck over Daccord to even it 3-3 with 45.4 seconds to go.
Kane won it with 2:03 left it overtime, one-timing a pass from Zach Hyman.
Skinner finished with 33 stops.
The Oilers will visit the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday (630 CHED, Face-off Show 12:30 p.m., game at 2 p.m.).
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