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Sharks Foolishly Take 3-1 lead, lose 4-3.

April 20th, 2017 at 11:48 PM
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Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports

The Edmonton Oilers came back from a 3-1 deficit (damn, 3-1 sucks) and defeated the San Jose Sharks 4-3 in overtime to take a 3-2 series lead as Game 6 shifts back to San Jose.

After being embarassed 7-0 by San Jose, Edmonton struck first when Patrick Maroon got a juicy rebound goal at the 5:28 mark in the first period to take a 1-0 lead. Martin Jones made the initial save on the wrister from Matt Benning but in a battle for the loose puck, Maroon won and from there Jones could only watch.

With the Great One watching from the sky boxes and Rogers Place going #BuckWild, the Sharks found the equalizer from Mikkel “Don’t scratch my ass again, Peter DeBoer” Boedker. Although he won’t be found on the score sheet, this play doesn’t happen without Paul Martin. Pistol kept an attempted Edmonton clear in the zone who fed it to Marcu Sorensen and from there it was tic-tac-toe to Chris Tierney and Boedker who finished it off.

Less than five minutes later at 15:52, the Oilers dump and chase into San Jose’s zone failed as a bouncing puck got past Milan Lucic (because f*ck Milan Lucic, right?) and Patrick …

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