MacKinnon has goal, assist as Avalanche beat Oilers 4-1
DENVER — Solid early play combined with one exceptional period carried the Colorado Avalanche past Edmonton. Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and an assist as part of Colorado’s three-goal flurry early in the third, and the Avalanche went on to beat the Oilers 4-1 on Wednesday night. Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and an assist as part of Colorado’s three-goal flurry early in the third, and the Avalanche went on to beat the Oilers 4-1 on Wednesday night.
Martinook nets game-winner in third, Aho scores twice . by Michael Smith @MSmithCanes EDMONTON - Though the Carolina Hurricanes saw a 3 -0 lead they built in the first period go by the Jordan Martinook netted the game-winning goal in the third period, while Sebastian Aho followed up
Jaden Schwartz scored twice and Sammy Blais recorded his first NHL goal, as the Blues' power play came up big in a 6 - 3 win against the Wild.
EDMONTON — Sebastian Aho had a pair of goals as the Carolina Hurricanes blew past the Edmonton Oilers with a 6-3 victory on Tuesday.
Nino Niederreiter, Ryan Dzingel, Jordan Martinook and Dougie Hamilton also scored for the Hurricanes (19-11-1), who have won three straight games.
Zack Kassian scored twice and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had the other for the Oilers (18-11-4), who have lost three of their last four outings.
Carolina started the scoring four minutes into the opening period as Aho converted a three-way passing play, chopping the puck into an open net at the back door past Edmonton goalie Mikko Koskinen. It was Aho’s 17th goal of the season and 100th of his NHL career.
Oilers’ Matt Benning exits game vs. Canucks after taking puck to the head
Edmonton Oilers defenceman Matt Benning left Sunday’s game against the Vancouver Canucks after being hit in the head with a puck. The post Oilers’ Matt Benning leaves game after taking puck to head appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.#Oilers d-man Matt Benning will not return to tonight's game.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Hurricanes are threatening to move up in the Metropolitan Division, thanks in part to the play of young forward Sebastian Aho and veteran goalie Cam Ward.
Sebastian Aho scores 3 times as Carolina Hurricanes beat Nashville Predators 6 - 3 . Aho gave the Hurricanes a 1-0 lead with a breakaway goal 15:44 into the first period. Carolina got a break when the puck bounced off the skate off a Nashville player in the Hurricanes ' zone and defenseman Roman
The Hurricanes added to their lead with a power-play goal with two minutes to play in the first period as Niederreiter tipped a Jake Gardiner shot home.
Carolina surged to a 3-0 lead with another power-play goal with just four seconds left in the first as Dzingel beat Koskinen stick-side with a wrist shot.
The Oilers finally answered back eight minutes into the second period when Kassian won a battle in front of the net before hammering home a rebound past Hurricanes goalie James Reimer for his 10th of the season.
Hurricanes defenceman Brett Pesce got called for closing the puck with his hand in the crease two minutes into the third and Edmonton was awarded a penalty shot, but Connor McDavid lost the handle on it and never got a shot away. However, the Oilers scored a power-play goal a minute later as Nugent-Hopkins tapped one in at the side of the net.
Senators win over Oilers again in Edmonton
The Ottawa Senators snapped a five-game losing streak with a 5-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers Wednesday night. The Senators have won six road games in a row against the Oilers. They've taken 12 of their last 14 visits to Edmonton.The Oilers had several chances in the first period and finally scored when forward Jujhar Khaira chipped in a pass from Leon Draisaitl. The Senators unsuccessfully challenged the play for offside.The Oilers outshot the Sens 10-4 in the first.
The Carolina Hurricanes grew accustomed over the years to seeing Cam Ward in goal and winning games. The winningest goalie in Carolina history took the loss in his first game here as a visitor, with Sebastian Aho scoring 1:16 into overtime to lift the Hurricanes past Ward's new team, the Chicago
Sebastian Aho scored two goals in the third period, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Montreal Canadiens 3 -1. The helper gave Faulk points in three straight games. Galchenyuk tied it at 5:19 of the second, beating Ward over the glove-side shoulder on a rush for his ninth of the season with Jeff
The Oilers tied the game up six minutes into the third as McDavid earned his third assist with a nice feed from behind the net to Kassian, who banked a shot in off of Reimer’s pads.
Carolina moved back in front with just over 10 minutes left in the third with its first shot of the period as Martinook scored through traffic.
The Hurricanes restored a two-goal lead 12 minutes into the third with their third power-play goal of the game as Aho had the puck go off his skate and in for his second of the game.
Carolina got a gift with five minutes left when Hamilton fooled Koskinen with a rare goal on a shot from centre ice.
Both teams get back at it on Thursday as the Hurricanes play the second game of a five-game trip in Vancouver and the Oilers make a quick one-game pit stop in Minnesota.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 10, 2019.
Shane Jones, The Canadian Press
Allen makes 35 saves, Blues beat Oilers 2-1 .
ST. LOUIS — Brayden Schenn scored, Jake Allen made 35 saves and the St. Louis Blues beat the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 on Wednesday night. Mackenzie MacEachern also scored for the Stanley Cup champion Blues, who won their fourth straight. Mackenzie MacEachern also scored for the Stanley Cup champion Blues, who won their fourth straight.