Flames and Oilers set a new NHL record with wild 2nd period

Published May 27, 2022 at 12:58

The Flames versus Oilers series has been one of the most fun and wildest playoff series we've seen in a long time. The Battle of Alberta has lived up to the hype. In game 5 the two teams topped everything else by setting an NHL playoff record in the process.

In the second period, Zach Hyman scored a power play goal to give the Edmonton Oilers a 3-2 lead. But seconds later Johnny Gaudreau answered. Then again, seconds later Calle Jarnkrok scored to give he Calgary Flames a 4-3 lead. But it only took 40 seconds for Evan Bouchard to tie the game 4-4. If you lost track that's a combined 4 goals in 1 minute 11 seconds.

This series has given us everything we wanted. Fights, high scoring games, and now setting NHL records. The Oilers went on to win the game 5-4 in overtime to punch their ticket to the Western Conference Finals.
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