Edmonton Oilers Take On Colorado Avalanche- Post Game Notes

Edmonton Oilers lose a game to the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 in overtime.
The Colorado Avalanche celebrate a goal scored
The Colorado Avalanche celebrate a goal scored / Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports

Just as we expected coming into the game this was a very entertaining game that definitely had playoff vibes in it. The outcome might not have been what the Edmonton Oilers wanted, but if this was a playoff game then I think this game goes on a bit longer cause in a 5v5 OT that goal doesn't happen.

In a back, a forward game where each team held leads, but both times a lead was built the other team was able to come back and tie it up. At the end of the day, the Avalanche were able to score on the last chance in overtime with under 1 second left in overtime.

The one thing that you need to remember is that it is game 65 and not a playoff game, there is probably another level for both of these teams and the fact that this game was pushed to overtime in the regular season makes me very excited for a series if both these teams make it far enough.

Quick Breakdown

This was a very back-and-forth game when it came to momentum, players on both sides made some good plays and bad plays. The fact of the matter is that I don't think I came out of this game any different if the Oilers won or lost in OT. Unfortunately, they did lose, but they did at least get one point tonight.

It wasn't a great game for the top players of the Oilers as McDavid, Draisaitl, Hyman and Nugent-Hopkins all went pointless today. This proves that the Oiler's depth is doing what they are supposed to be doing. When the top guys don't produce you need your depth to produce.

With goals from Foegele and Sam Carrick's first as an Edmonton Oiler the depth goals kept them in the game and forced this game to OT. The same could be said about the Avalanche's depth, as Sean Walker scored both regulation goals for the Avs.

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The Oilers still face the Avalanche two more times this season. Once on April 5, then again on their last game of the season on April 18. Those two games will hopefully have the same feel as this one did, if they are then we are luck as fans.