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Ethan Moreau's first goal of the playoffs knotted the game 1-1 in the second period.
It wasn't exactly an Oil spill, but Edmonton proved to be quite the quail killers. The Oilers, behind 32 saves from Dwayne Roloson, beat the Ducks 2-1 to advance to their first Stanley Cup finals since 1990, becoming the first No. 8 seed ever to do so. Story
• Burnside: Return to glory
OILERS WIN 4-1
|2019 PLAYOFF LEADERS
|Calvin de Haan - D - Apr 17|
De Haan (upper body) has been given medical clearance to play, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.
Micheal Ferland - LW - Apr 17
Ferland (upper body) is "still a ways away" from returning, Michael Smith of the Hurricanes' official site reports.
Andrei Svechnikov - RW - Apr 16
Svechnikov is in the concussion protocol and is expected to miss Game 4 against Washington on Thursday, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
Andrei Svechnikov - RW - Apr 15
Svechnikov (upper body) will not return to Monday's Game 3 contest against the Capitals.
Micheal Ferland - LW - Apr 15
Ferland (upper body) will not return to Monday's game against the Capitals.
Calvin de Haan - D - Apr 15
De Haan (upper body) was on the ice for Monday's game-day skate, but isn't expected to return to the lineup for Game 3 versus the Caps, per Tom Gulitti of NHL.com.
Calvin de Haan - D - Apr 11
De Haan (upper body) is in D.C. skating ahead of Thursday's Game 1 playoff clash with the Capitals, though coach Rod Brind'Amour doesn't know when the defenseman will be ready to return, Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press reports.
|Milan Lucic - LW - Apr 15|
Lucic suffered a lower-body injury late in a season that forced him to wear a cast, Ryan Rishaug of TSN.ca reports.
Connor McDavid - C - Apr 13
McDavid (knee) is expected to be ready for the start of the 2018-19 campaign, Darren Dreger of TSN reports.
Connor McDavid - C - Apr 12
McDavid will immediately begin rehabbing his leg injury, Jack Michaels of the Oilers Radio Network reports.
|Oilers in 7
||Ducks in 5
||Oilers in 6
||Ducks in 6
||Ducks in 7
|ELIAS SAYS ...|
Fernando Pisani of the Oilers scored his ninth goal Tuesday, tying him for the NHL lead with the Sharks' Patrick Marleau, who was eliminated. Pisani, who scored 18 goals during the regular season, could become the first player to lead all playoff goal scorers after a sub-20 goal season since Sergei Fedorov in 1998.|
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Sunday, May 22
Edmonton returns home two wins from Stanley Cup finalAfter taking the first two games of the Western Conference final
in Anaheim, the Oilers returned to Edmonton on Monday two victories from their first Stanley Cup final since 1990. Edmonton has
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Saturday, May 20
Ducks hope net traffic will keep them out of 0-2 holeTo avoid sinking into a deep hole, the Mighty Ducks figure they must put heavy traffic in front of Edmonton's Dwayne Roloson.
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Tuesday, May 16
Desperate Sharks determined to rally against OilersThe Sharks are down 3-2 in their second-round playoff series after three consecutive losses to the Oilers.
Monday, May 15
San Jose mayor apologizes for boos during anthemSan Jose's mayor apologized Monday for
the behavior of Sharks fans who loudly booed the Canadian national
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Sunday, May 14
Sharks fans boo 'O Canada' before Game 5 vs. OilersSan Jose Sharks fans loudly booed the Canadian national anthem Sunday night before Game 5 of their team's
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Saturday, May 13
Sharks remain confident despite Oilers' playoff pressureJoe Thornton figured his first playoff run with the Sharks had been almost too easy. Two tough losses in Edmonton brought the big center back to postseason reality.
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Friday, May 12
Carlyle uses variety of tactics to motivate DucksCoach Randy Carlyle likes to draw on his experiences as a former NHL player to motivate the Mighty Ducks.
Thursday, May 11
After triple OT, Oilers, Sharks prep for Game 4The Oilers and Sharks are going full-tilt in what is quickly becoming a playoff series that'll be talked about for years.
Tuesday, May 9
Shutout streak for Ducks' Bryzgalov ends at 249:15Ilya Bryzgalov gave up a first-period goal, ending his scoreless streak at 249 minutes, 15 seconds.
Oilers return home facing 0-2 series deficit vs. SharksThe beleaguered Oilers returned home with their surprising playoff run in danger of coming to an abrupt end.