Oilers’ power play overpowers Kings in Game 3

Oilers’ power play overpowers Kings in Game 3

Zach Hyman, Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid scored in the first period and the visiting Edmonton Oilers finished with the three power-play goals in a 6-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings in Game 3

Zach Hyman, Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid scored in the first period and the visiting Edmonton Oilers finished with the three power-play goals in a 6-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings in Game 3 of a first-round Western Conference playoff series on Friday.Hyman and Draisaitl each finished with two goals, and Draisaitl also had an assist as the Oilers took a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series while rebounding from a 5-4 defeat at home in Game 2.McDavid wound up with three points, Evander Kane contributed a goal and an assist, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins notched three assists and Stuart Skinner made 27 saves for Edmonton.Hyman has scored in all three games and has six goals in the series, including a hat trick in Game 1. McDavid scored his first of the series, the 30th of his playoff career, and he increased his assist total to eight in the series.Edmonton now has seven power-play goals the series.Drew Doughty scored a goal for the Kings, while Cam Talbot made 34 saves. The Kings get a chance to even the series in Game 4 at home on Sunday.

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