Oilers tie Ducks for first in Pacific on Draisaitl's overtime winner


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Published 1:26 a.m. ET April 2, 2017 | Updated 2 hours ago

EDMONTON, Alberta — Leon Draisaitl scored off a pass from Connor McDavid 1:26 into overtime to give Edmonton a 3-2 victory over Anaheim on Saturday night, lifting the Oilers into a tie with the Ducks atop the Pacific Division.

McDavid had a goal and two assists, and Milan Lucic also scored to help the Oilers to their fifth straight win and ninth in their last 10.. Cam Talbot finished with 16 saves.

Edmonton’s 44 wins are the most the team has had in a season since the Oilers won the Stanley Cup in 1987-88. Edmonton and Anaheim each have 97 points, with four games remaining for each club and the Oilers currently holding the tiebreaker.

Ryan Getzlaf and Patrick Eaves scored for the Ducks, who have lost two in a row following a five-game winning streak. John Gibson stopped 34 shots.

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