Jets sweep Oilers with 3OT win in Game 4


WINNIPEG — Kyle Connor scored at 6:52 of the third overtime, and the Winnipeg Jets swept the Edmonton Oilers with a 4-3 win in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup First Round at Bell MTS Place on Monday.

Connor won it on a breakaway after receiving a stretch pass from Neal Pionk, who forced a turnover by Connor McDavid in the Jets zone.

Mark Scheifele scored twice, and Connor Hellebuyck made 37 saves for Winnipeg, the No. 3 seed from the Scotia North Division, which will play either the Montreal Canadiens or Toronto Maple Leafs in the second round.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had a goal and an assist, and Mike Smith made 39 saves for Edmonton, the No. 2 seed.

Scheifele gave the Jets a 1-0 lead at 6:16 of the first period with a one-timer from the left circle on the power play.

McDavid scored his first goal of the series on a wraparound to tie it 1-1 at 7:33.

Mason Appleton deflected a point shot from Josh Morrissey to put Winnipeg back in front 2-1 at 15:55.

Nugent-Hopkins collected his own rebound before scoring with a backhand in front to tie it 2-2 at 3:44 of the second period.

Alex Chiasson then gave the Oilers a 3-2 lead at a at 16:37 of the second, gathering the rebound of Draisaitl’s shot and tucking the puck inside the right post on the power play.

Scheifele’s second goal of the game tied it 3-3 at 6:01 of the third period. He scored with a slap shot from the left circle following a turnover by Edmonton defenseman Ethan Bear.

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