Kyle Connor wins longest game in Jets history with goal
Winnipeg Jets left wing Kyle Connor (81) skates with the puck in the third period against the Ottawa Senators at the Canadian Tire Centre.  Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports

Kyle Connor scored a goal in the third overtime period to end the longest game in Winnipeg Jets history.

The Jets and Edmonton Oilers played a three-overtime game on Monday night in Game 4 of their first-round playoff series. The teams were playing on back-to-back nights after the Jets won 5-4 in overtime of Game 4 on Sunday.

Connor took a stretch pass and scored on a breakaway to clinch the sweep for the Jets.

The final three games of the series all went to overtime. In a four-game series, the teams played five overtime periods.

The Jets will face the winner of the Leafs-Canadiens series in the next round.

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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