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Edmonton Oilers win again in Vancouver

Edmonton Oilers win again in Vancouver

A big 2nd duration used to be the complete Edmonton Oilers mandatory.

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Leon Draisaitl potted two in the middle frame as the Oilers cruised past the Vancouver Canucks Tuesday night with a 4-1 win.

“That’s two big points for us,” said Draisaitl, who now has 26 targets on the season.

The Canucks in truth opened the scoring, when Nils Hoglander’s pass flipped in off Brock Boeser and beat Edmonton goaltender Mike Smith.

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Oilers forward Tyler Ennis tried to establish a “lacrosse-vogue” goal on his highlight reel later in the first, but he couldn’t obtain the puck past Canucks netminder Thatcher Demko.

The Oilers took over in the final six minutes of the 2nd duration. Draisaitl took a pass from Connor McDavid and sniped his 25th of the season.

Draisaitl struck again on the flexibility play, blasting dwelling a one-timer off a feed from McDavid.

Then, younger Oilers blueliner Evan Bouchard, playing for the first time since March 1, wristed in yet another one on the flexibility play to obtain it 3-1 in the closing minute of the duration.

“He played very well for a guy that hasn’t played in a whereas,” Oilers head coach Dave Tippett said after the sport.

Tippett heaped reward on the crew’s prime cast off in 2018 whereas the younger Bouchard said he used to be contented to be playing and contributing.

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“It used to be a big feeling,” said the 21-yr-stale.

Edmonton blue-liner Darnell Nurse then sealed the deal in the third, potting his 16th on the season with 5: 07 to head.

Smith made 28 saves to pink meat as much as 19-6-2.

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McDavid had two assists to obtain to 93 points with five games remaining.

The Oilers (32-17-2) will host Vancouver on Thursday.

–With recordsdata from 630 CHED’s David Boles

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Edmonton Oilers win again in Vancouver