Kane scores 3 as Oilers beat Avs 6-3, clinch playoff spot

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Published: Apr. 22, 2022 at 11:04 PM MDT
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EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - Evander Kane had three goals and an assist, Connor McDavid had three assists and the Edmonton Oilers clinched a playoff berth with a 6-3 victory over the Colorado Avalanche.

Evan Bouchard, Kailer Yamamoto and Kris Russell also scored for the Oilers, who have won four in a row and improved to 12-0-1 in their last 13 games on home ice. Mike Smith had 34 saves. Valeri Nichushkin had two goals and Nathan MacKinnon also scored for the Western Conference-leading Avalanche.

Darcy Kuemper finished with 21 saves. Colorado has dropped three in a row and lost for just the second time this season when leading after the first period.

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