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Flames vs Oilers Predictions For Game 5 | Puck Line, Over/Under, & Parlay Bets For Stanley Cup Playoffs

Posted: May 26, 2022Last updated: May 26, 2022

The Edmonton Oilers can punch their ticket to the Western Conference final for the first time in 16 years in Game 5 of their second-round series against the Calgary Flames on Thursday night at Scotiabank Saddledome.

The Oilers have won three straight in the Battle of Alberta and put up video game-like offensive numbers all series. Evander Kane has five goals in the series, all in the past two games, and Leon Draisaitl (two goals, 13 points) and Connor McDavid (two goals, 11 points) have combined for 24 points in four games helping Edmonton build a 3-1 advantage in the best-of-7 series.

The Flames have scored 16 goals in four games but just seven in their past three losses, and goalie Jacob Markstrom (.850 save percentage) has allowed at least four goals in every game.

All NHL gameday odds are courtesy of BetMGM Sportsbook and current as of Wednesday, May 25, at 10 a.m. ET.

Flames vs Oilers Game 5 Odds

  • Moneyline: Flames (-140) / Oilers (+115)
  • Puck Line: Flames -1.5 (+175) / Oilers +1.5 (-225)
  • Over/Under: Over 6.5 (-110) / Under 6.5 (-110)

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Flames vs Oilers Game 5 Prediction

Calgary is 3-1 against Edmonton in games played at the Saddledome this season though its lone loss came in Game 2 where it surrendered 2-0 and 3-1 leads in its 5-3 loss that swung the series’ momentum.

The Flames showed life in Game 4 after falling behind 3-0, knotting the score on Rasmus Andersson‘s long-range, short-handed equalizer that eluded Mike Smith midway through the third period.

Still, Markstrom made a crucial error in the game’s opening minute that led to Ryan Nugent-Hopkins’ icebreaking goal, and Calgary’s D-zone coverage failed to box out Nugent-Hopkins on his game-winning goal that came with just 3:27 left.

Despite his temporary lapse Tuesday, Smith has outplayed Markstrom over the past three games, and that has largely been the difference in the series. Flames coach Darryl Sutter has no other option but to ride with his undoubtedly mentally shaken goalie.

Plus, with Edmonton’s top line of Kane-McDavid-Draisaitl rolling, and role players like Nugent-Hopkins (two goals, five points) and Zach Hyman (five goals) chipping in offense, it seems inevitable that the Oilers will close out the Flames in Game 5.

Flames vs Oilers Game 5 Pick

Oilers 5, Flames 3

Flames vs Oilers Game 5 Best Bets

Oilers Moneyline (+115)

WAGER: 1 Unit

The Oilers should not be plus-money given the way this series has gone. Mash this until the odds change drastically.

OVER 6.5 Goals (-110)

WAGER: 2 Units

The Over hit for the third time in four games Tuesday, and with Markstrom struggling and Smith’s struggles in Calgary (.868 save percentage in three games this season at the Saddledome), seven goals should hit again.

Plus, if the Flames fall behind, they’ll undoubtedly pull their goalie early, which should be able to push the total over the top if need be.

Flames vs Oilers Game 5 Best Parlay

Flames-Oilers Parlay (+425) at BetMGM

  • Oilers -1.5
  • OVER 5.5 Total Goals

WAGER: 1 Unit

As stated above, we think the Oilers will close the series out, and if they do you can be certain they’ll win by more than a goal — thanks to the inevitable empty-netter. This parlay would’ve hit in Games 2 and 4 in this series, and with these odds, it is far too enticing to pass up.


PREVIOUSLY: Oilers vs. Flames Predictions

The Battle of Alberta has had a little bit of everything through three games.

The Edmonton Oilers lead the Western Conference second-round series 2-1 after their 4-1 win on Sunday night. Forward Evander Kane had a hat trick, Leon Draisaitl had four assists, and Connor McDavid had three helpers for Edmonton, which chased Calgary goalie Jacob Markstrom in the initial game at Rogers Place. Mike Smith also had 32 stops for Edmonton.

Calgary rallied after being down 2-1 against the Dallas Stars in Round 1 and Oliver Kylington scored. The top line was vastly outplayed by Edmonton’s trio of Kane, McDavid, and Draisaitl. Elias Lindholm was -3 while Johnny Gaudreau and Matthew Tkachuk were both -2, although Tkachuk did have a team-high six shots on goal.

All NHL gameday odds are courtesy of BetMGM Sportsbook and current as of Monday, May 23, at 12 p.m. ET.

Flames vs Oilers Game 4 Odds

  • Moneyline: Oilers (-115) / Flames (-105)
  • Puck Line: Oilers -1.5 (+210) / Flames +1.5 (-260)
  • Over/Under: Over 6.5 (-110) / Under 6.5 (-110)

Flames vs Oilers Game 4 Prediction

The Flames looked lifeless through two periods, registering just 19 shots on goal in the first 40 minutes. 14 of those shots were at Smith before backup Mikko Koskinen entered during the third period. Smith went to the locker room to be evaluated by a concussion spotter before returning.

Calgary has had no answer for Edmonton’s top line through three games as McDavid and Draisaitl have dominated. Smith has outplayed Markstrom since the first period of Game 2. That being said, Markstrom was great, making 21 saves in the first period of Game 3 before the floodgates opened in the second.

Still, as someone who believes in Calgary and also is rooting for this series to go seven games, the Flames need to only win once at Rogers Place to retake home advantage. They should be inspired by Milan Lucic‘s decision to barrel over Smith which resulted in his ejection during the third period of Game 3. Tkachuk was around Smith all night and just couldn’t solve him.

I tend to think the Flames find a way to even the series in Game 4.

Flames vs Oilers Game 4 Pick

Flames 4, Oilers 3

Flames vs Oilers Game 4 Best Bets

OVER 6.5 Goals (-110)

WAGER: 2 Units

Smith has stopped 160 of 171 shots (.936) and has two shutouts in games played at Rogers Place this postseason, but he’s always a bad goal away from unraveling. The Oilers are clearly going to do their part to make sure the Over hits in every game in this series.

I’m betting on the Flames being able to push the total score to at least seven on Tuesday.

Flames Moneyline (-105)

WAGER: 1 Unit

Calgary is the underdog here and is 0-3 in games played in Edmonton this season, but that trend can’t last forever. Take the odds and trust the Flames to get the series back to Calgary even at two games each.

Flames vs Oilers Game 4 Best Parlay

Flames-Oilers Parlay (+270) at BetMGM

  • Flames Moneyline
  • OVER 1.5 Goals in 1st Period
  • OVER 5.5 Total Goals

WAGER: 1 Unit

We like the Flames to win Game 4 and think there will be goals scored. This parlay reflects those beliefs.

If you think the Oilers will win, take their moneyline and the odds are +240.


PREVIOUSLY: Flames vs Oilers Game 3 Prediction

Through two games, the Battle of Alberta has not disappointed.

The Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers have combined for 23 goals in the games at Scotiabank Saddledome. Now, the series shifts to Rogers Place in Edmonton, where the rivals will square off in the pivotal Game 3 of the Western Conference second round on Sunday.

Zach Hyman broke a 3-all tie with a short-handed goal midway through the third period, and superstar forward Leon Draisaitl had one goal and two assists for his second straight multi-point game.

Center Connor McDavid had one goal and one assist, helping the Oilers rally from 2-0 and 3-1 deficits to claim their first win of the series and pay out for Oilers moneyline bettors (+145).

Johnny Gaudreau had two assists for Calgary, helping the Over (-115) cash in for the second straight game. The Flames have lost 13 straight Game 2s dating back to 2004.

All NHL gameday odds are courtesy of BetMGM Sportsbook and current as of Saturday, May 21 at 2 p.m. ET.

Flames vs Oilers Game 3 Odds

  • Moneyline: Flames (-120) / Oilers (+100)
  • Puck Line: Flames -1.5 (+200) / Oilers +1.5 (-240)
  • Over/Under: Over 6.5 (-135) / Under 6.5 (+115)

Flames vs Oilers Game 3 Prediction

We are rooting for a long, high-scoring series, which was in peril for the first half of Game 2. Yet, McDavid willed the Oilers back and helped bring the series back to Edmonton even.

Calgary has been the better team for large stretches of the series, yet somehow Jacob Markstrom has been outplayed by both Oilers goalies so far. The Flames will need Markstrom to be more of the goalie that matched Jake Oettinger shot for shot in their first-round series (.943 save percentage, 1 shutout).

Markstrom has allowed the same number of goals through two games (11) against Edmonton as he allowed in Calgary’s entire seven-game series win against the Dallas Stars.

We think Markstrom will be better and have a bounce-back game like Oilers goalie Mike Smith had in Game 2.

Flames vs Oilers Game 3 Pick

Flames 5, Oilers 2

Flames vs Oilers Game 3 Best Bets

Over 6.5 Goals (-135)

WAGER: 2 Units

Former NHL goalie Kelly Hrudey said on Sportsnet that he doesn’t think the Oilers and Flames are capable of playing a tight-checking, low-scoring game because there’s far too much skill on the ice at all times.

If you’re feeling daring, take Over 7 goals at +105. It shouldn’t do worse than push.

Flames -1.5 (+200)

WAGER: 1 Unit

The first two games have been highly entertaining, but the puckline has hit in each game. Maybe this game ends 5-4, but given the firepower and chancest each team takes while behind, a two-goal win shouldn’t be surprising for either team.

Flames vs Oilers Game 3 Best Parlay

Flames-Oilers Parlay (+340) at BetMGM

  • Flames Moneyline
  • Flames To Score First
  • Over 6.5 Total Goals

WAGER: 1 Unit

The Flames have scored extremely early in each of the first two games (0:26 seconds into Game 1; 3:02 of the first in Game 2), which is a trend that should continue. As we stated above, the Over is basically a lock.

If you believe Edmonton will take control of the series and want to flip the moneyline and team-to-score-first bets to the Oilers, the odds jump to +375. We like Calgary to re-take home-ice advantage in Game 3, so we’ll be going with this parlay.

PREVIOUSLY: Flames vs Oilers Game 1 Prediction

For the first time since 1991, the Battle of Alberta is back in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

The Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers undoubtedly will treat the hockey world to a knockdown, drag-out series in their Western Conference second round square off that starts Wednesday in Calgary.

The Oilers are led, of course, by the Stanley Cup playoffs leading scorer Connor McDavid and his sidekick Leon Draisaitl.

Edmonton held off the upstart Los Angeles Kings in seven games in their first-round series, with McDavid posting 14 points in seven games, Draisaitl adding five goals and nine points and Evander Kane pouring in seven goals to help the Oilers advance in the playoffs for the first time since 2017. Veteran goalie Mike Smith had two shutouts against LA.

The Flames fended off Jake Oettinger and the pesky Dallas Stars, also in seven games, on Johnny Gaudreau‘s dramatic overtime goal in Game 7. Gaudreau led the Flames with eight points, and goalie Jacob Markstrom matched Oettinger shot for shot, leading Calgary to its first best-of-7 postseason series win since 2015.

All NHL gameday odds are courtesy of Caesars Sportsbook and current as of Tuesday, May 17 at 10 a.m. ET.

Flames vs Oilers Game 1 Odds

  • Moneyline: Flames (-160) / Oilers (+140)
  • Puck Line: Flames -1.5 (+150) / Oilers +1.5 (-175)
  • Over/Under: Over 6 (-115) / Under 6 (-105)

Flames vs Oilers Game 1 Prediction

The Flames will have a shorter turnaround after their emotional overtime series win Sunday night, but the Oilers’ presence should mitigate any potential letdown in the opener — especially at the Saddledome, where the atmosphere tends to get especially raucous.

We love the idea of Calgary’s pesky but uber-skilled forward Matthew Tkachuk wreaking havoc on Smith, McDavid, Draisaitl, and the rest of Edmonton’s lineup.

The Oilers still have tenacious forwards Zach Hyman and Zack Kassian to stand up for Edmonton’s skill players, plus Kane can hold his own when challenged, but Tkachuk is a special kind of annoying and should breakout after scoring just one goal in seven games against Dallas.

Flames vs Oilers Game 1 Pick

Flames 5, Oilers 3

Flames vs Oilers Game 1 Best Bets

Over 6 Goals (-115)

WAGER: 1 Unit

Flames-Stars only reached six goals twice as Oettinger and Markstrom stole the show. But goals should be more plentiful in this series since Edmonton scored 27 goals in seven games against LA, and Smith isn’t as good as Oettinger.

Flames vs Oilers Game 1 Best Parlay

Flames-Oilers Parlay (+400) at BetMGM Sportsbook

  • Flames Moneyline
  • Over 2.5 1st Period Goals
  • Over 5.5 Total Goals

WAGER: 1 Unit

Calgary has a history of showing up in Game 1s before letting its opposition back into the series in Game 2 — which we’ll explain fully before the second game at the Saddledome.

We hope, and frankly expect, every game in this series to be close, exciting, dramatic and high-scoring, but Game 1 could get away from the Oilers. Expect the Flames to pop some goals in against Edmonton in Game 1.


For the first time since 1991, the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers will square off in the Stanley Cup playoffs, with a berth in the Western Conference final on the line.

We can only hope that this Flames-Oilers series is reminiscent of the 1980s versions. The provincial rivals met in the postseason five times in an eight-year span between 1984-91, with three of those series going the full seven games.

Calgary fans may be rooting for old-time hockey but probably want a different result from those series. The Flames are 1-4 all-time against the Oilers and only won its series in 1986 on a famously fluky goal where defenseman Steve Smith put the puck in his own net in Game 7.

All NHL gameday odds are courtesy of BetMGM Sportsbook and current as of Tuesday, May 17 at 10 a.m. ET.

Flames vs Oilers Series Winner Odds

  • Flames (-200)
  • Oilers (+165)

Flames vs Oilers Series Prediction

It’s hard to predict what will happen as weird stuff tends to go down in playoff series. But the star power in this series is excellent. McDavid led the NHL in points (123), but Gaudreau was tied for second with 115. Draisaitl was second in the league in goals (55), but ornery Flames star wing Tkachuk and his center Elias Lindholm each were tied for ninth with 42.

Barring a takeover by McDavid, which you can’t rule out, this series should come down to depth scoring and goaltending. Calgary didn’t get much from its second and third line against Dallas, and Kane stole the show against LA, which should give the edge to Edmonton.

Except these things don’t necessarily carry over from series to series.

We’re going to take Calgary because we trust Markstrom over Smith. Plus, Darryl Sutter, a two-time Stanley Cup-winning coach who also led the Flames within a game of the Cup in 2004, is a savvy playoff vet and should be able to outwit Oilers coach Jay Woodcroft, who is coaching in just his second postseason series.

Flames vs Oilers Series Pick

Flames in 6 Games

Flames vs Oilers Series Best Bets

Flames -1.5 Games (+110)

WAGER: 1 Unit

This is a hard one to bet because the whole hockey world should want this series to go seven. But given the odds, and the likelihood of the Flames taking down Edmonton in fewer than the limit, it is our preferred series wager.

Over 34.5 Series Goals (-105)

WAGER: 1 Unit

Over 34.5 would mean about six goals per game, and these teams tend to score a lot when they meet up — the teams combined for 36 goals in four head-to-head games during the regular season.

Things tend to get more structured and less fun, but given the skill and with Smith as a wild card in Edmonton’s goal, expect this series to have tons of scoring.

Overtime Games in Series: 2 (+230)

WAGER: 1 Unit

Three OT games would be (+1000), which could be worth a sprinkle too. The Oilers and Flames have each only played one OT game thus far in the playoffs, but there tends to be more extra time as the playoffs go on — since the teams tend to be more even.

This one seems likely.


PREVIOUSLY: Flames vs Oilers Game 2 Pick

Game 1 of the Battle of Alberta did not disappoint.

There were 15 goals, including 11 in the first two periods, in the Calgary Flames’ 9-6 win over the rival Edmonton Oilers in Game 1 of the Western Conference second round on Wednesday night at Scotiabank Saddledome.

Superstar forward Matthew Tkachuk recorded his first career playoff hat trick, helping Over bettors (-115) easily cash in as well as those who bet Calgary on the puck line (+150).

Oilers goalie Mike Smith stopped just seven of the 10 shots he faced before getting pulled in the first period for Mikko Koskinen, who allowed five goals on 32 shots. Connor McDavid had another huge game, with one goal and three assists in defeat.

All eyes will turn now to Game 2 on Friday, where we’ll see if McDavid and the Oilers can respond or if Tkachuk and the Flames can take a commanding 2-0 series lead.

All NHL gameday odds are courtesy of BetMGM Sportsbook and current as of Thursday, May 19 at 10 a.m. ET.

Flames vs Oilers Game 2 Odds

  • Moneyline: Flames (-175) / Oilers (+145)
  • Puck Line: Flames -1.5 (+135) / Oilers +1.5 (-160)
  • Over/Under: Over 6.5 (-115) / Under 6.5 (-105)

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Flames vs Oilers Game 2 Prediction

Game 2 has two completely competing dynamics at play. The Oilers clearly have a goaltending situation — Smith allowed three ugly goals in the first 6:05, and Koskinen frankly wasn’t much better.

But Calgary goalie Jacob Markstrom looked starstruck in the moment too, allowing a few softies of his own while making just 22 saves on 28 Edmonton shots.

Plus, the Flames have history going against them. Calgary has lost 12 consecutive Game 2s dating back to the 2004 Western Conference final, eight of which came after a Game 1 win — including in its seven-game first-round series win against the Dallas Stars.

I am loathe to predict the future based solely on trends of the past, but I also believe this is going to be a long and wild series. Plus, with Edmonton’s odds, take the Oilers to even the best-of-7 series in another high-scoring, 1980s-style affair.

Flames vs Oilers Game 2 Pick

Oilers 5, Flames 4

Flames vs Oilers Game 2 Best Bets

Over 6.5 Goals (-115)

WAGER: 1 Unit

The only sure bet in this series is for goals. Maybe the netminders were nervous given the new round and exciting opponent, but as we stated before Game 1, the teams combined for 36 goals in four games during the regular season and then had almost half that in a single playoff game.

Even though the Flames surrendered the fourth-fewest goals in the NHL during the regular season, the skill of McDavid, sidekick Leon Draisaitl, and even Evander Kane are too much to hold down. Plus, Calgary can score a ton too.

Flames vs Oilers Game 2 Best Parlay

Flames-Oilers Parlay (+290)

  • Oilers To Score First
  • Over 1.5 1st Period Goals
  • Over 5.5 Total Goals

WAGER: 1 Unit

As tempted as we are to take the teams to combine for more than three first-period goals again, we also expect both coaches to rein in their clubs structurally. Markstrom probably can’t be as bad as he was in Game 1. Smith will probably bounce back in Game 2.

Still, the Game 1 parlay hit at +400, and taking the above troika of picks with Over 2.5 first-period goals would bump it up to (+450), so if you’re daring go for that. Given Calgary’s struggles in Game 2s, this one seems likely to hit again.


PREVIOUSLY: Flames vs Oilers Game 1 Prediction

For the first time since 1991, the Battle of Alberta is back in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

The Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers undoubtedly will treat the hockey world to a knockdown, drag-out series in their Western Conference second round square off that starts Wednesday in Calgary.

The Oilers are led, of course, by the Stanley Cup playoffs leading scorer Connor McDavid and his sidekick Leon Draisaitl.

Edmonton held off the upstart Los Angeles Kings in seven games in their first-round series, with McDavid posting 14 points in seven games, Draisaitl adding five goals and nine points and Evander Kane pouring in seven goals to help the Oilers advance in the playoffs for the first time since 2017. Veteran goalie Mike Smith had two shutouts against LA.

The Flames fended off Jake Oettinger and the pesky Dallas Stars, also in seven games, on Johnny Gaudreau‘s dramatic overtime goal in Game 7. Gaudreau led the Flames with eight points, and goalie Jacob Markstrom matched Oettinger shot for shot, leading Calgary to its first best-of-7 postseason series win since 2015.

All NHL gameday odds are courtesy of Caesars Sportsbook and current as of Tuesday, May 17 at 10 a.m. ET.

Flames vs Oilers Game 1 Odds

  • Moneyline: Flames (-160) / Oilers (+140)
  • Puck Line: Flames -1.5 (+150) / Oilers +1.5 (-175)
  • Over/Under: Over 6 (-115) / Under 6 (-105)

Flames vs Oilers Game 1 Prediction

The Flames will have a shorter turnaround after their emotional overtime series win Sunday night, but the Oilers’ presence should mitigate any potential letdown in the opener — especially at the Saddledome, where the atmosphere tends to get especially raucous.

We love the idea of Calgary’s pesky but uber-skilled forward Matthew Tkachuk wreaking havoc on Smith, McDavid, Draisaitl, and the rest of Edmonton’s lineup.

The Oilers still have tenacious forwards Zach Hyman and Zack Kassian to stand up for Edmonton’s skill players, plus Kane can hold his own when challenged, but Tkachuk is a special kind of annoying and should breakout after scoring just one goal in seven games against Dallas.

Flames vs Oilers Game 1 Pick

Flames 5, Oilers 3

Flames vs Oilers Game 1 Best Bets

Over 6 Goals (-115)

WAGER: 1 Unit

Flames-Stars only reached six goals twice as Oettinger and Markstrom stole the show. But goals should be more plentiful in this series since Edmonton scored 27 goals in seven games against LA, and Smith isn’t as good as Oettinger.

Flames vs Oilers Game 1 Best Parlay

Flames-Oilers Parlay (+400) at BetMGM Sportsbook

  • Flames Moneyline
  • Over 2.5 1st Period Goals
  • Over 5.5 Total Goals

WAGER: 1 Unit

Calgary has a history of showing up in Game 1s before letting its opposition back into the series in Game 2 — which we’ll explain fully before the second game at the Saddledome.

We hope, and frankly expect, every game in this series to be close, exciting, dramatic and high-scoring, but Game 1 could get away from the Oilers. Expect the Flames to pop some goals in against Edmonton in Game 1.


For the first time since 1991, the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers will square off in the Stanley Cup playoffs, with a berth in the Western Conference final on the line.

We can only hope that this Flames-Oilers series is reminiscent of the 1980s versions. The provincial rivals met in the postseason five times in an eight-year span between 1984-91, with three of those series going the full seven games.

Calgary fans may be rooting for old-time hockey but probably want a different result from those series. The Flames are 1-4 all-time against the Oilers and only won its series in 1986 on a famously fluky goal where defenseman Steve Smith put the puck in his own net in Game 7.

All NHL gameday odds are courtesy of BetMGM Sportsbook and current as of Tuesday, May 17 at 10 a.m. ET.

Flames vs Oilers Series Winner Odds

  • Flames (-200)
  • Oilers (+165)

Flames vs Oilers Series Prediction

It’s hard to predict what will happen as weird stuff tends to go down in playoff series. But the star power in this series is excellent. McDavid led the NHL in points (123), but Gaudreau was tied for second with 115. Draisaitl was second in the league in goals (55), but ornery Flames star wing Tkachuk and his center Elias Lindholm each were tied for ninth with 42.

Barring a takeover by McDavid, which you can’t rule out, this series should come down to depth scoring and goaltending. Calgary didn’t get much from its second and third line against Dallas, and Kane stole the show against LA, which should give the edge to Edmonton.

Except these things don’t necessarily carry over from series to series.

We’re going to take Calgary because we trust Markstrom over Smith. Plus, Darryl Sutter, a two-time Stanley Cup-winning coach who also led the Flames within a game of the Cup in 2004, is a savvy playoff vet and should be able to outwit Oilers coach Jay Woodcroft, who is coaching in just his second postseason series.

Flames vs Oilers Series Pick

Flames in 6 Games

Flames vs Oilers Series Best Bets

Flames -1.5 Games (+110)

WAGER: 1 Unit

This is a hard one to bet because the whole hockey world should want this series to go seven. But given the odds, and the likelihood of the Flames taking down Edmonton in fewer than the limit, it is our preferred series wager.

Over 34.5 Series Goals (-105)

WAGER: 1 Unit

Over 34.5 would mean about six goals per game, and these teams tend to score a lot when they meet up — the teams combined for 36 goals in four head-to-head games during the regular season.

Things tend to get more structured and less fun, but given the skill and with Smith as a wild card in Edmonton’s goal, expect this series to have tons of scoring.

Overtime Games in Series: 2 (+230)

WAGER: 1 Unit

Three OT games would be (+1000), which could be worth a sprinkle too. The Oilers and Flames have each only played one OT game thus far in the playoffs, but there tends to be more extra time as the playoffs go on — since the teams tend to be more even.

This one seems likely.

Author

Pat Pickens

Pat Pickens is a seasoned sportswriter who has covered the NHL since 2013 for various websites, including The New York Times, NHL.com, Sportsnet.ca, USA Today, the Associated Press and many others. His debut book, titled "The Whalers" about the history of the NHL's Hartford Whalers, was released in October 2021. His greatest successful wager was an LA Kings puck-line bet (+200) in Game 1 of the 2012 Western Conference Final.

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