Hampus Lindholm finishes late comeback, Ducks beat Oilers 5-4 in overtime
Hampus Lindholm scored 1:21 into overtime to lift the Anaheim Ducks over the Edmonton Oilers 5-4 on Sunday night.
Adam Henrique had two goals and Josh Manson and Corey Perry also scored for the Ducks, who are on a 5-0-1 streak.
Connor McDavid, Ty Rattie, Leon Draisaitl and Ethan Bear scored for the Oilers, who ended a three-game winning streak.
Anaheim has 91 points and is two up on the Los Angeles Kings (89) for third in the Pacific Division.
After a scoreless first period, Edmonton scored 1:46 into the second when McDavid beat goalie John Gibson with a long-range wrist shot for his 39th of the season.
The lead lasted only 19 seconds, until Manson sneaked one past goalie Cam Talbot on a similar shot.
The Oilers retook the lead eight minutes into the second when McDavid got his 98th point by setting up a shot by defenseman Matt Benning that was tipped by Rattie.
Edmonton went up 3-1 with 1:42 left in the second on a one-time blast from a bad angle by Draisiatl, his 24th.
The Ducks cut it to 3-2 two minutes into the third when Marcus Pettersson’s shot caromed off Henrique. Anaheim tied it four minutes later when Perry scored his 17th goal off a rebound out front.
Edmonton surged back on a power play when McDavid set up Bear for his first career goal.
The Ducks pulled even once again with just 1:29 left in the third when Henrique’s shot banked in off defender Darnell Nurse.
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