The Edmonton Oilers scored three goals in the second round for a 4–1 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night.
Cancus was hit for 34 seconds in the game when Nells Hoglander’s pass missed Brock Buster.
Oilers forward Tyler Ennis tried to put a “lacrosse-style” goal on his highlight reel, but the puck didn’t get past Canucks netminder Thatcher Demko.
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The Oilers took over in the final six minutes of the second period. Leon Darrysital took a pass from Connor McDavid and snatched the 25th of his season.
Drisital re-attacked the power play, destroying the one-timer from McDavid’s feed. Tellers defenseman Evan Bouchard, playing for the first time since March 1, took a 3–1 lead in the last minute of the period, one by one on the power play.
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Edmonton blue-liner Darnell Nurse hit for his 16th and put it away with 5:07 to go in the third.
Oilers netminder Mike Smith made 28 saves to improve to 19-6-2.
McDavid got 93 points with two points to play two games.
The Oilers (32-17-2) will host Vancouver on Thursday.
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