The Edmonton Oilers had the opportunity to break the National Hockey League record of 17 consecutive wins when they took on the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday night. However, the Nevada team spoiled the party by defeating Connord McDavid 3-1.
The game was presented on TVA Sports.
It was the Oilers who took the lead in the game when Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl went 2-for-0 in the first period off Adin Hill. Number 97 took the opportunity to open the score.
Before the end of the first third, Nicolas Roy equalized.
At the start of the third period, the Knights took the lead through Chandler Stephenson.
William Karlsson completed the scoring in an empty net.
This means the Knights extend their lead over the Oilers in the Pacific Division standings to five points.
Adin Hill was the big star of the Golden Knights game, blocking 31 of the 32 shots he faced.