|Date of game: 4/11/2015
Recap: Vancouver vs. Edmonton
Vancouver, BC (SportsNetwork.com) - Alexander Edler scored with 2:31 remaining in overtime, as the Vancouver Canucks ended the regular season with a 6-5 victory over the Edmonton Oilers.
Edler added two assists, Sven Baertschi scored twice and Ryan Miller made 23 saves in his first start in nearly two months for the Canucks, who scored the final three goals and head into the postseason on a three-game winning streak.
The Canucks' 48-29-5 record was good for second place in the Pacific Division and home-ice advantage against the Flames in the first round of the playoffs.
Benoit Pouliot recorded a goal and two assists, but the Oilers (24-44-14) finished the season with 62 points -- the third fewest in the league. Ben Scrivens gave up all six goals on 23 shots.
"It's a disappointing end to a disappointing season," Oilers forward Taylor Hall said. "It sucks."
Edmonton's Nail Yakupov scored off a turnover at the 9:45 mark of the opening period, and another mistake by the Canucks on the ensuing shift led to Jordan Eberle's tally 11 seconds later.
Daniel Sedin scored off a nice feed from Edler with 6:50 remaining in the opening frame, and Kevin Bieksa snapped a 26-game scoreless drought with a wraparound early in the second to even things.
Pouliot gift-wrapped a goal for Hall and scored on a one-timer in a 4:03 span midway through the second, and after Baertschi scored his first goal of the season, Teddy Purcell caught the Canucks on a line change and sent the Oilers into the third with a 5-3 lead.
Jannik Hansen and Baertschi scored four minutes apart in the third, the latter sneaking one through Scrivens' pads with 10:07 left in regulation.
Edler ended it with a redirect of a perfect Sedin cross-ice pass.
"It's Danny. If you put your stick there you're probably going to get the puck," Edler said of the game-winner.Game Notes
Miller had not played since suffering a sprained knee on Feb. 22 ... Miller
has never lost to the Oilers in 12 starts ... The Canucks swept the five-game