Sens blow big lead, beat Oilers in OT

Edmonton, AB ( – Mike Hoffman scored at 2:39 of overtime to
lift the Ottawa Senators to a 4-3 win over the Edmonton Oilers at Rexall

It was the second goal for Hoffman, who scored along with Alex Chiasson and
Milan Michalek during a dominant first period for the Senators.

The Oilers battled back with a goal in the second period and a pair in the
third. They had a power play late in regulation, but couldn’t convert.

On the game-winner, Hoffman buried a wrist shot from the high slot.

Craig Anderson made 34 saves for the Senators, who snapped a three-game
winless streak (0-1-2).

Rookie Leon Draisaitl, Jordan Eberle and Jeff Petry scored for the Oilers, who
have dropped six of eight. Ben Scrivens stopped 26 shots in the setback.