Golden Warriors defeat Oilers in 6 games to reach West finals.

On Sunday night, the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 to go to the Western Conference final with a hat trick from Jonathan Marchessault.

Ivan Barbashev assisted on two Golden Knights goals by Reilly Smith and William Karlsson. Hill saved 39.

Edmonton led 2-1 three minutes into the game when Connor McDavid and Warren Foegele scored. 

Stuart Skinner allowed four goals on 17 shots in two periods, while Jack Campbell stopped all four shots in the third.

Vegas will play the winner of Dallas-Seattle's Game 7 Monday night in the NHL semifinals for the fourth time in its six-year history.

After losing to eventual Stanley Cup champion Colorado last year, the Oilers missed the conference playoffs again.

Marchessault leveled the game 2-2 at 4:26 of the second period when the ball bounced off a skate in front of the crease and the right wing blasted it into the opening as Skinner slid across the goalmouth to stop him.

McDavid tied it just 31 seconds later as he got a pass from Brett Kulak and beat Hill with a low shot far side under the goalie's blocker. 

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