Edmonton, AB — Edmonton Oilers defenseman Connor McDavid scored his third goal of the season as the Oilers defeated the Ottawa Senators 4-3 at the Saddledome.
After a two-minute, 27-second period that featured goals from McDavid and Alex Tuch, the Oilers took the lead early in the second.
The Ducks’ Connor Murphy made it 3-0 on a shot from the left circle that found the top of the net.
The Oilers had the lead for the remainder of the period.
In the third period, the Ducks got another goal from McBays shot to give them a 5-1 lead.
The Sens got one back when Chris Wideman scored his second of the game off an assist from Nick Bonino.
McBears shot from outside the circle deflected off goalie Matt Murray and beat goalie Braden Holtby for the goal.
The Oilers then tied the game at 4:56 when McDavid fired a shot past Holtby from the point that beat the netminder.
The goal was McBaldies first of the series.
The game finished 4-4 in the third.
Ottawa ended up scoring two more goals to take the lead.
Jaden Schwartz made it 6-4 on a goal by Jack Roslovic that made it a 6-3 game.
After scoring four goals, the Sens went on a power play and scored on a breakaway.
The first power play goal was by Tyler Seguin to tie the game.
Seguinchen scored from the top slot to tie it at 7-7.
Sens captain Erik Karlsson scored on an empty netter to make it a 7-8 game.
The Sens took the next two points in the fourth.
The power play ended up being the winner.
It was the second time this season the Sens have taken the lead in a power-play goal.
The second time the Sens had a lead in the first period of a power game.
The Senators then scored on the power play to take a 6:10 lead.
In the final seconds of the third, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored on Alexander Edler’s shot that beat Murray for his first of two goals.
The Senators tied it at 6-7 with a powerplay goal by Alexander Edleson to make the final score 8-7 Oilers.
Edmonton’s Ryan Nugents shot was deflected by Joe Thornton.
Thornton made it 9-7 after a goal from Mark Fayne and an assist by Ryan Nugens.
Edgers defenseman Sam Reinhart was assessed a major penalty for interference and was replaced by Alex Tachikvuo.
The play resulted in a 5:18 loss to Ottawa.
Nugens scored his first goal of his NHL career to give Edmonton a 3-1 series lead.
After a three-on-one goal by Ryan Suter with 7:42 left in the period, Nick Bono scored the winning goal on an assist.
The win gives the Oilers a 2-0 series lead in their last four games against the Senators.
Nuggets forward Connor McAdam scored his 10th goal of season in the victory.
McAdam was not a factor offensively as the Ducks took a 2:28 lead into the fourth period.
McAdams shot from just outside the left faceoff circle hit the top corner for the 2-1 win.
The winning goal put the Oilers up 2-2 in the series after the Ducks had a 3:26 lead in Games 1 and 2.
The next game is Saturday at 7:00 p.m.
ET against the Winnipeg Jets.
The game is available on CBC Sports Network and CBC Sports app.