McDavid scores in 2OT, Oilers defeat Stars in Game 1 of West Final

Seguin minimize it to 2-1 at 6:11 throughout a scramble in entrance after Jamie Benn intercepted a clearing try by Oilers defenseman Brett Kulak.

“He’s studying the right way to discover a approach to get totally different targets and it’s nice to see,” Benn mentioned of Seguin. “He’s having an awesome playoffs to date, so hopefully we are able to preserve him going.”

Seguin scored his second of the sport to tie it 2-2 at 16:37 of the third interval. Jason Robertson threw the puck on internet from the slot, and Evgenii Dadonov redirected it to Seguin for a faucet in on the left submit.

“We performed a ok recreation to win, and so did they. It is inches on the market,” Seguin mentioned. “I believed it was an awesome hockey recreation, and we have been right here many occasions. Two groups right here within the West which might be right here for a motive, so it’s going to be little inches on the market, little bounces. It’s going to be a enjoyable alternative and we’ve obtained to win the subsequent one at dwelling.”

The Oilers went 5-for-5 on the penalty kill, together with a four-minute double minor for high-sticking towards McDavid 17 seconds into the primary additional time. They’ve killed off 19 straight energy performs.

NOTES: Edmonton is 33-for-36 on the penalty kill within the playoffs. … Draisaitl turned the fifth participant in NHL historical past with a postseason-opening level streak of at the least 13 video games.