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2021 NORTH DIVISION PLAYOFF GAME THREAD: Game 4 Edmonton Oilers @ Winnipeg Jets

Oilers need to pull out all the stops to keep this series alive.

NHL: Edmonton Oilers at Winnipeg Jets James Carey Lauder-USA TODAY Sports

Edmonton Oilers (0-3) @

Winnipeg Jets (3-0)

24 May 2021

745 PM MST

Bell MTS Place

TV: CBC, Sportsnet

Radio: 630 CHED

SB Nation Opponent: Arctic Ice Hockey

The Oilers need a win tonight if they want to continue their season. Down 3-0 in a best of seven series, they’ve got to be perfect if they want to see next round.

Chiasson back in. Ah yes, Kris Russell.


  • It’s the second game of a back-to-back. I don’t expect beautiful hockey tonight, but the Oilers have to come out firing on all cylinders if they plan on taking this series back to Edmonton for a game five. Looking for the Oilers to come out flying tonight, as much as they can.
  • With Josh Archibald out serving a one game suspension, Alex Chiasson is likely to get the nod back into the lineup. Can he bring a goal to the Oilers’ scorecard?
  • Mike Smith gets the nod again tonight. Save for about sixteen seconds this series, he’s been a pleasant surprise this entire season. Can he help the Oilers salvage the season with a W tonight?

The Oilers are here for game 4. Will they see a game 5 on Wednesday?