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Sport Red Wings beat Oilers 3-1 to end 8-game losing streak

05:46  30 october  2019
05:46  30 october  2019 Source:   ap.org

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Condensed Game: Oilers @ Red Wings . Red Wings snap eight - game losing streak with 3 - 1 win.

DETROIT (AP) Dylan Larkin and Patrik Nemeth scored in the first period, and the Detroit Red Wings defeated the Edmonton Oilers 3-1 Tuesday night to end an eight-game losing streak.

a hockey player in front of a crowd: Detroit Red Wings center Dylan Larkin (71) and Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid (97) battle for the puck in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)© APWF Detroit Red Wings center Dylan Larkin (71) and Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid (97) battle for the puck in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Jimmy Howard made 31 saves for the Red Wings, who won for the first time since Oct. 10 against Montreal.

Larkin converted on a power play 7:41 into the game, lifting the puck from the front of the crease. Nemeth, who signed as a free agent last summer, scored his first goal with the Red Wings less than a minute later.

Jets snap 3-game losing streak, beat Oilers in shootout

  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.

Condensed Game: Oilers @ Red Wings . Red Wings snap eight - game losing streak with 3 - 1 win.

Red Wings TV. EDM@DET: Larkin beats Koskinen in close for PPG. Red Wings snap eight - game losing streak with 3 - 1 win. Oct 29, 2019 • 04:59. Condensed Game: Blues @ Red Wings .

a group of people playing hockey: Edmonton Oilers defenseman Ethan Bear (74) tries to stop Detroit Red Wings center Dylan Larkin (71) from shooting in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)© APWF Edmonton Oilers defenseman Ethan Bear (74) tries to stop Detroit Red Wings center Dylan Larkin (71) from shooting in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

A long scoreless stretch for both teams ended with 7:12 left in the game when Leon Draisaitl scored from the right circle to pull Edmonton within one.

Edmonton had a man advantage shortly thereafter but could not take advantage despite superstar Connor McDavid and Draisaitl putting shots on net.

Filip Hronek added an empty-net goal late in the game to seal a much-needed victory for the rebuilding Red Wings.

a hockey game in the snow: Edmonton Oilers goaltender Mikko Koskinen (19) stops a Detroit Red Wings center Valtteri Filppula (51) shot in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)© APWF Edmonton Oilers goaltender Mikko Koskinen (19) stops a Detroit Red Wings center Valtteri Filppula (51) shot in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Mikko Koskinen stopped 25 shots for the Oilers, who have dropped four of their last five after opening the season 7-1.

Draisaitl's goal in OT lifts Oilers to 4-3 win over Capitals

  Draisaitl's goal in OT lifts Oilers to 4-3 win over Capitals EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Edmonton's top players took over when it mattered most for the Oilers. © APWF Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) is scored on by Edmonton Oilers' Leon Draisaitl (29) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP) Leon Draisaitl had two goals, including the overtime winner, as the Oilers erased a two-goal deficit to beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 on Thursday night.

Condensed Game: Oilers @ Red Wings . Oct 29, 2019 • 02:10. Red Wings snap eight - game losing streak with 3 - 1 win.

Mike Smith stopped 30 shots, Martin Hanzal scored twice and the Phoenix Coyotes ended a seven- game losing streak to Detroit with a 3 - 1 win Johan Franzen scored his 20th goal for the Red Wings , who lost for the third time in 12 games . Detroit plays its next six games at home, where it

Koskinen, who entered 5-0, gave up two goals on the first seven shots he faced before keeping his team in the game.

Speedy forward Andreas Athanasiou had a pair of breakaways for Detroit and was denied each time by Koskinen.

NOTES: Oilers general manager Ken Holland, who left Detroit when Steve Yzerman was hired to replace him earlier this year, was given an ovation during an early break in the game. ... Detroit assigned RW Evgeny Svechnikov to the AHL's Grand Rapids Griffins and recalled Joe Hicketts from the Griffins. ... Detroit removed LW Adam Erne from injured reserve and put LW Justin Abdelkader on IR retroactive to Oct. 23. ... McDavid played in his 300th NHL game.

a hockey game in the snow: Detroit Red Wings left wing Taro Hirose (67) tries to knock the puck from Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid (97) in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)© APWF Detroit Red Wings left wing Taro Hirose (67) tries to knock the puck from Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid (97) in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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Oilers: Play on Wednesday at Columbus.

Red Wings: Play on Friday at Carolina.

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