Photos: Thanks to miracle Oilers down Avalanche

 

Down 4-1 and unable to get Semyon Varlamov to give them a sniff, they certainly needed something out of the ordinary.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Edmonton Oilers Ales Hemsky flies through the air after scoring on Colorado Avalanche&#8217;s Semyon Varlamov during second period NHL action at Rexall Place on February 16, 2013 in Edmonton.</div>
 

Edmonton Oilers Ales Hemsky flies through the air after scoring on Colorado Avalanche’s Semyon Varlamov during second period NHL action at Rexall Place on February 16, 2013 in Edmonton.

Photograph by: Greg Southam, Edmonton Journal

 
<div id="page1">Edmonton Oilers Ales Hemsky flies through the air after scoring on Colorado Avalanche&#8217;s Semyon Varlamov during second period NHL action at Rexall Place on February 16, 2013 in Edmonton.</div>
Colorado Avalanche Matt Hunwick  tries a wrap-around with Edmonton Oilers Ryan Smyth checking him during first period NHL action at Rexall Place on February 16, 2013 in Edmonton.
Edmonton Oilers Nikolai Khabibulin makes a save against the Colorado Avalanche during second period NHL action at Rexall Place on February 16, 2013 in Edmonton.
Colorado Avalanche&#8217;s Semyon Varlamov  makes a save against the Edmonton Oilers during second period NHL action at Rexall Place on February 16, 2013 in Edmonton.
Edmonton Oilers Jordan Eberle celebrates his open net goal with Ryan Nugent- Hopkins and taylor Hall against the Colorado Avalanche during third period NHL action at Rexall Place on February 16, 2013 in Edmonton.
Edmonton Oilers Ryan Nugent-Hopkins  celebrates his second period goal with teammates against the Colorado Avalanche during second period NHL action at Rexall Place on February 16, 2013 in Edmonton.
Colorado Avalanche Matt Duchene celebrates his first period goal with teammates Matt Hunwick  (left) Jamie McGinn (11) and Greg Zanon (right) against the Edmonton Oilers during first period NHL action at Rexall Place on February 16, 2013 in Edmonton.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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