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Oilers eliminate Sharks with 3-1 win in Game 6

After a more than a decade-long playoff drought in Edmonton, the Oilers are in no hurry to leave the NHL's postseason party.

Leon Draisaitl and Anton Slepyshev scored on breakaways in the opening minutes of the second period and the Oilers advanced to the second round of the playoffs with a 3-1 victory in Game 6 over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night.

"I think we're a little bit more mature than people give us credit for and I think we showed that tonight," said captain Connor McDavid, who sealed the game with an empty-net goal in the final second.

The three goal scorers in the clincher are among the nine skaters on the Oilers who are younger than 25 and...

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