Western Conference finals: Edmonton Oilers eliminate Calgary Flames in 5 Games

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The Edmonton Oilers will be making their first Western Conference finals appearance since 2006

After defeating the Calgary Flames 5-4 on Connor McDavid's overtime winner in Game 5 in their second-round Stanley Cup playoff series on Thursday 26th May 2022.

Edmonton will next face the winner of the Colorado Avalanche-St. Louis Blues series.

Needing a win to extend the series, Calgary built a 2-0 lead over Edmonton by early in the second period, off goals by Andrew Mangiapane and Mikael Backlund.

Messy rebound control from Flames netminder Jacob Markstrom provided an easy tap-in for Jesse Puljujarvi shortly after, and the Oilers had evened the score at 2.

The Oilers punched their ticket on the heels of a dramatic final contest in Calgary that included a record-breaking span of goal-scoring in the second period.

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