Get real-time NHL coverage and scores as the Edmonton Oilers take on the Los Angeles Kings at pm PDT on May 14, The Athletic brings you the latest. Recap — In a back-and-forth contest, the Kings were able to come away with a big road win in Game 1 on Monday night. Los Angeles had leads of And a good coach. Oilers played the kings cycle and forecheck game, except they have Mcdavid to break it open. Well done. BTC CONFIRMATION TIME INCREASE WITH MI ING SHUTDOWN
Controversial forward Evander Kane had three points for the Oilers in the win. Connor McDavid had two assists while Mike Smith recorded a save shutout. The Kings were able to generate shots but got nothing past Smith despite having five power plays. Game 3: Oilers 8, Kings 2 Recap — Evander Kane scored a hat trick and the Oilers demolished the Kings in Game 3 to take a series lead in the first round.
The Oilers got scoring contributions from basically the entire roster in the win. Connor McDavid had two assists while Leon Draisaitl had two points. Mike Smith made 44 saves on 46 shots. The Kings got a shutout win in Game 4 on Sunday night to even the series heading back to Edmonton. Jonathan Quick turned back the clock with 31 saves. Carl Grundstrom led the way for L. What appeared to be a series the Oilers had control of, is now completely up in the air with three games to go.
The last home win was so long ago, in fact, the arena was still called the Staples Center then and Miller was a flesh-and-blood announcer, not a statue. We got trapped playing their game. And we have to regroup. The other six-goal loss came Wednesday in Edmonton. Yet despite losing twice in routs within a hour period, the Kings are down just lead in the best-of-seven series, which continues Sunday in Los Angeles. Nearby, kids crowded into a small street hockey rink. But after the puck dropped the celebration ended early for most in the sellout crowd, with Leon Draisaitl and Hyman giving the Oilers a lead before many fans had found their seats.
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Puck drop from Rogers Place is scheduled for 10 p. Below, we look at the Kings vs. Oilers Game 7 odds and lines, and make our expert NHL picks, predictions and bets. The Oilers avoided elimination with a victory Thursday in Los Angeles. They jumped out to a lead into the second period, but the Kings rallied and managed to tie it in the first minute of the third period. The Oilers have benefitted from Kane becoming a monster in the series.
His 7 playoff goals are tied for the NHL lead. Lines last updated at p. Mike Smith , 2. He has a 3. Smith has actually been the best goalie in the postseason in terms of the above-average saves. Oilers Game 1 prediction Of course, those could be famous last words, but the truth is that this Edmonton team has been in terrific form for the better part of three months now.
Since making a change behind the bench and bringing in Jay Woodcroft to serve as head coach, the Oilers have gone That puts them on a point pace over 82 games. To put it in further perspective: The Colorado Avalanche finished the regular season with points. The most notable development under Woodcroft has been the play of goaltender Mike Smith.
With the game-breaking talent they have, those numbers will absolutely play for the Oilers. And while the Kings do boast some terrific 5-on-5 metrics, their lack of scoring touch means to have the success they need to see a lot of the puck.