Sport Panthers rout Oilers to extend points streak to 8 games
Crawford leads Blackhawks to 1st win, 3-1 over Oilers
CHICAGO (AP) — Corey Crawford and the Chicago Blackhawks stayed focused and tightened their play against a tough opponent to earn their first win of the season. Crawford stopped 27 shots, Patrick Kane and Alexander Nylander scored, and the Blackhawks beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-1 Monday night. Brandon Saad added an empty-netter with 32.7 seconds left to seal the win for Chicago, which went 0-2-1 in its first three games. Crawford lost a bid forCrawford stopped 27 shots, Patrick Kane and Alexander Nylander scored, and the Blackhawks beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-1 Monday night. Brandon Saad added an empty-netter with 32.7 seconds left to seal the win for Chicago, which went 0-2-1 in its first three games.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- The Florida Panthers needed a period to get up to full speed against the Edmonton Oilers.
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Brian Boyle and Jayce Hawryluk each had a goal and an assist and the Panthers scored three goals in just over two minutes to open the second period in a 6-2 victory Sunday.
Aaron Ekblad, Noel Acciari, Evgenii Dadonov and Frank Vatrano also scored for Florida. The Panthers improved to 5-2-4, earning at least a point in eight straight games.
"It was a heck of a game in a lot of ways," Panthers coach Joel Quenneville said. "I thought we had good offensive zone time. I thought we made a lot of nice plays, good individual plays on the goals. Certainly (Sergei Bobrovsky) made some key big saves early in the game."
Bobrovsky made 24 stops to improve to 4-2-3.
"I thought our guys were ready they were full of energy and it was a solid, good effort, all 60 minutes," Bobrovsky said. "I would say we were solid when they scored the second goal, we were still playing with each other, we were still supporting each other. We just played our game."
Jets snap 3-game losing streak, beat Oilers in shootout
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Kyle Connor and Patrik Laine scored in the shootout and the Winnipeg Jets snapped a three-game losing skid with a 1-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday night. Connor Hellebuyck made 28 saves and recorded his first shutout of the season. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Connor McDavid were stopped in the shootout. The overtime period was highlighted by tight goaltending. Edmonton goalie Mike Smith robbed Mark Scheifele in close and Hellebuyck followed that up by denying Connor McDavid on a breakaway.Smith made 23 saves for the Oilers, who had their two-game winning streak snapped.Winnipeg (5-5-0) was playing its fourth game of a five-game homestand.
James Neal and Leon Draisaitl scored for the Oilers. They have lost three of four to fall to 8-3-1.
"They played the way we would like to play," Oilers defenseman Oscar Klefbom. "They were stronger, they won a lot of loose pucks. They didn't give up much, and we didn't create much. Their goaltender played well, and they found a way to score on us.
"We've got to play better. Especially at home."
The Panthers opened the scoring 31 seconds into the second period when Aleksander Barkov dropped it back to Ekblad, who beat goalie Mike Smith to the glove side for his first goal of the season.
Florida added to its lead just over a minute later when a defensive miscue led to Boyle waiting for Smith to commit before sending the puck into the net The Panthers scored their third goal on three shots within a span of 2:05 when another turnover led to Acciari's fourth goal of the season.
Smith was replaced in net by Mikko Koskinen after Acciari's goal.
Red Wings beat Oilers 3-1 to end 8-game losing streak
DETROIT (AP) — Dylan Larkin scored and led a defensive effort to slow down Connor McDavid. Larkin and Patrik Nemeth had goals in the first period, and the Detroit Red Wings defeated the Edmonton Oilers 3-1 Tuesday night to end an eight-game losing streak. Larkin had the challenge of being on the ice when McDavid was skating for much of the night and responded well enough to hold the superstar to one assist and three shots. "I thought Larkin'sLarkin and Patrik Nemeth had goals in the first period, and the Detroit Red Wings defeated the Edmonton Oilers 3-1 Tuesday night to end an eight-game losing streak.
Florida made it 4-0 just 49 seconds into the third period on a nice wraparound by Dadonov.
Panthers: At Vancouver on Monday night.
Oilers: At Detroit on Tuesday night.
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