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Sports Coyotes earn overtime win over Edmonton Oilers

07:25  05 november  2019
07:25  05 november  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

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  Edmonton Oilers come from two down to knock off Capitals in overtime Draisaitl and McDavid sparked an Oilers comeback win.The Oilers finally broke their long scoreless drought with 6:40 left in the first period. Darnell Nurse's centering pass went in off a Washington defender for the Oilers first goal in 165:58.

The Edmonton Oilers put on a show on Saturday against the Pittsburgh Penguins — and it wasn't just the stars. From all four lines to Mike Smith between the Under pressure by a backchecking Alex Galchenyuk, Draisaitl fought through and kept the puck on his stick, batting it up over the pad of Matt

EDMONTON -- Derek Stepan scored at 2:01 of overtime to give the Arizona Coyotes a 3-2 win against the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Place on Monday. Soderberg skated the puck from the Arizona blue line, fought off Persson, and shot it over the shoulder of Koskinen.

a group of hockey players in front of a crowd: Arizona Coyotes players celebrate their overtime win as Edmonton Oilers' goaltender Mikko Koskinen skates off the ice during NHL action in Edmonton on Monday, November 4, 2019.© THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson Arizona Coyotes players celebrate their overtime win as Edmonton Oilers' goaltender Mikko Koskinen skates off the ice during NHL action in Edmonton on Monday, November 4, 2019.

Derek Stepan scored 2:01 into overtime, giving the Arizona Coyotes a 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers Monday night at Rogers Place.

Oilers captain Connor McDavid scored a brilliant goal on the team's first shot of the game 1:31 into the first. He blazed down the right side, cut in front and tucked a shot behind Coyotes goaltender Darcy Kuemper.

The Coyotes then scored on their first shot of the game two minutes later when Michael Grabner beat Oilers netminder Mikko Koskinen short side.

Draisaitl's OT winner lifts Oilers past Penguins

  Draisaitl's OT winner lifts Oilers past Penguins Goaltender Mike Smith and forward Leon Draisaitl stole the spotlight for the Edmonton Oilers in a game that featured NHL superstars Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid. Smith stopped 51 shots and Draisaitl scored in overtime to give the Edmonton Oilers a 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday. "It was obviously a pretty busy night for me," Smith said. "(Pittsburgh) came at us hard and kind of put us back on our heels. We stuck with it and found a way to get two more big points."Draisaitl gave the Oilers the second point with the overtime winner.

READ MORE: Connor McDavid strikes twice as Edmonton Oilers edge Coyotes . In three-on-three overtime , McDavid worked the puck back to Ethan Bear It’s great to see how much they love their team here.” Mikko Koskinen earned the win in net. The excitement over the game had some fans

Oilers won 56% of the faceoffs tonight with Draisaitl leading the way at 75% followed by Nugent-Hopkins at 71%. gave the Coyotes a lead (2-1) after blocking Joel Persson’s pass attempt at the far blue line and walking the puck down the ice, ripping a wrist shot high over Koskinen’s glove.

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Carl Soderberg put the Coyotes ahead in the second. He overpowered Edmonton defenceman Joel Persson and beat Koskinen high on the glove side.

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The Oilers carried the play in third period and finally tied it with 4:41 left when Gaetan Haas deflected a Matt Benning point shot. It was Haas' first NHL goal.

In overtime, Stepan took a pass on the left side and beat Koskinen up high.

The Oilers (10-4-2) will host St. Louis on Wednesday.

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