Kings record another OT win over Oilers

Kings record another OT win over Oilers

Trevor Moore scored on an overtime power play to give the host Los Angeles Kings a 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Friday and a 2-1 lead in their Western Conference first-round playoff series.Alex Iafallo and Adrian Kempe also scored for the Kings, who reached overtime thanks to an outstanding 38-save performance from goaltender Joonas Korpisalo. He stopped all 17 shots he faced in the third period.Both Los Angeles victories in the series have come in overtime, and both after erasing a deficit.Connor McDavid scored twice for the Oilers, and goalie Stuart Skinner stopped 28 shots. Defenseman Evan Bouchard collected two assists.With Ryan Nugent-Hopkins in the penalty box for slashing, Gabriel Vilardi sent a short pass to the front to the net and Moore buried his first goal of the playoffs at 3:24 of overtime. After a lengthy review to determine whether Vilardi knocked down the puck with a high stick, the call on the ice stood.The Kings will look to take a stranglehold on the best-of-seven series when the teams meet for Game 4 on Sunday in Los Angeles.It was a wild finish to a back-and-forth affair.Iafallo’s tally with 32.5 seconds remaining in the first period opened the scoring. Matt Roy’s point shot was stopped, but Iafallo chipped the rebound into the net for his second of the playoffs.


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