McDavid, Oilers get past Maple Leafs in OT


EDMONTON — Connor McDavid scored his second goal of the game 42 seconds into overtime, giving the Edmonton Oilers a 4-3 win against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Rogers Place on Saturday.

McDavid tipped in a pass from Leon Draisaitl.

Dominik Kahun and Josh Archibald scored, and McDavid had an assist for Edmonton (4-6-0). Mikko Koskinen made 26 saves, and Draisaitl had two assists.

John Tavares had two assists, and William Nylander, Auston Matthews and Zach Hyman scored for Toronto (7-2-1), which had won four in a row. Frederik Andersen made 27 saves.

Edmonton was awarded a penalty shot at 3:38 of the first period after Toronto defenseman Mikko Lehtonen covered the puck in the crease. Tyler Ennis missed the penalty shot.

Kahun scored his first goal with the Oilers at 11:28 of the first period to give Edmonton a 1-0 lead. He lifted the puck over Andersen on a second attempt.

Nylander tied it 1-1 at 17:46 from the slot.

Archibald gave the Oilers a 2-1 lead with 14 seconds left in the period off McDavid’s pass from behind the net.

McDavid scored on the power play at 6:13 of the second period to make it 3-1. He skated end to end through the Maple Leafs defense and lifted the puck over Andersen as he was falling forward.

Matthews cut it to 3-2 at 8:08.

Hyman tied it 3-3 on the power play at 9:16 after Lehtonen’s point shot deflected off the stick of Tavares and bounced to Hyman in front.

Koskinen made a diving glove save on Mitchell Marner at 9:11 of the third period on a Toronto power play to keep the game tied.

Andersen stopped Archibald with nine seconds remaining in the third to send the game into overtime.

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