Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports | By Larry Brown | Last updated 5/25/21
Kyle Connor scored a goal in the third overtime period to end the longest game in Winnipeg Jets history.
The Jets and Edmonton Oilers played a three-overtime game on Monday night in Game 4 of their first-round playoff series. The teams were playing on back-to-back nights after the Jets won 5-4 in overtime of Game 4 on Sunday.
Connor took a stretch pass and scored on a breakaway to clinch the sweep for the Jets.
The final three games of the series all went to overtime. In a four-game series, the teams played five overtime periods.
The Jets will face the winner of the Leafs-Canadiens series in the next round.
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