Connor McDavid scores natural hat trick as Oilers dominate Flames in Battle of Alberta

Connor McDavid scored a natural hat trick and added two assists in a 7-1 Edmonton Oilers win over the Calgary Flames at Rogers Place in Edmonton.

McDavid assisted on his team’s first two goals before scoring Edmonton’s next three. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins added a pair of goals for the Oilers. Alex Chiasson and Josh Archibald also scored for Edmonton.

Andrew Mangiapane scored the Flames’ (8-9-1) lone goal.

Jacob Markstrom made 10 saves on 15 shots being pulled for David Rittich in the second period. Rittich ended his night with seven saves on nine shots.

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Connor Mcdavid recorded three goals and two assists in Edmonton’s 7-1 blowout win over Calgary. 0:59

Mikko Koskinen made 43 saves for Edmonton (12-8-0).

Alex Chiasson scored a power play goal nearly three minutes and 30 seconds into the first period. He redirected a pass from Connor McDavid into the net and past Markstrom.

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