You probably missed the Ducks' insane comeback on Friday night

You probably missed the Ducks' insane comeback on Friday night

The Oilers are 18-6 in their last 24 overall and 2-8 in their last 10 Friday games while the Ducks 20-8 in their last 28 against the Western Conference and 17-4 in their last 21 against a team with a winning record.

"We didn't accomplish anything".

Getzlaf on Wednesday scored twice and assisted on two goals, including Jakob Silfverberg's game-winner 45 seconds into overtime, as the Ducks topped the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 in Game 4 of their second-round playoff series. "He's done a lot of things that go unnoticed and now in these situations in the playoffs, he's been a guy that's stepped to the forefront".

As accomplished as Getzlaf was before the Stanley Cup playoffs began, he might have cemented his legacy this past week, and not just for his eight points in three games. If Connor McDavid comes on for the Oilers, then Getzlaf goes off; if Ryan Nugent-Hopkins comes on, McDavid's shadow then goes off.

It's on to a critical game five in the Anaheim Ducks versus Edmonton.

It's an enormous victory for the Ducks, who will look to close things out Sunday in Edmonton.

Getzlaf added two assists that night, including a pinpoint feed on Jakob Silfverberg's victor just 45 seconds into overtime.

Only 1:37 into the middle frame, Getzlaf would get his team within one when he scored his sixth goal of the playoffs.

Talbot was ideal through 56 minutes of Game 5, but the Ducks turned it up a notch and scored three goals late in the third period with their net empty.

In the second overtime, Perry took a pass from Getzlaf in front and outwaited Talbot, sliding a shot past the outstretched Oilers goaltender.

But one team's collapse is another's comeback, as the Ducks can attest. Ryan Getzlaf had a penalty shot with 10:48 left in the frame but missed the net.

Allen's toe save early in the third period Tuesday night against the Nashville Predators to keep the game tied 0-0 was part skill, part luck and 100-percent clutch.

The Oilers went on to a comfortable 4-2 series lead and advanced against the Ducks, in the heart of Disney country. That capacity for leadership further evolved when he was named captain in 2010. Ducks D Kevin Bieksa has been out since suffering an injury in Game 2.

"He's been - pretty much night in and night out - the most dominant player on the ice", Anaheim defenseman Cam Fowler said. Just seconds prior to Silfverberg's game victor, an icing was waived off as Oscar Klefbom outraced Silfverberg to the puck.

The poise with the puck and superb shot haven't worn down through all the big moments Getzlaf has faced on hockey's biggest stages. The goal was reviewed for goalie interference and stood, even though Ryan Kesler was shown to be pulling at Talbot's pad on the play. This isn't the 22-year-old phenom who hoisted the Cup in just his second full National Hockey League season.

"I disagree with the call or I wouldn't have challenged it", Oilers coach Todd McLellan said. "We need our top players to be the best players and that goes (for) everybody from our goaltender right through our lineup, forwards and defense". That they did it while the door to the medical room spun off its hinges certainly made for more compelling viewing. I don't know what interference is anymore so you'll have to ask someone else.



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