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Sport Draisaitl, Oilers roll past Blue Jackets 4-1

05:40  31 october  2019
05:40  31 october  2019 Source:   ap.org

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.

Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl each recorded three points to back Mikko Koskinen's 30-save shutout in the Oilers ' 4 -0 victory.

Connor McDavid had a goal and an assist, Leon Draisaitl had three assists and the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 4 - 1 on Thursday night. Savard finally broke the deadlock for Columbus with 8:25 remaining in the second when he deflected Markus Nutivaara's shot past Koskinen.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Leon Draisaitl had two goals and an assist, Mike Smith stopped 23 shots and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Wednesday night.

a hockey game in the snow: Edmonton Oilers' Mike Smith, left, makes a save against Columbus Blue Jackets' Josh Anderson during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)© APWF Edmonton Oilers' Mike Smith, left, makes a save against Columbus Blue Jackets' Josh Anderson during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

James Neal and Jujhar Khaira also scored for the Oilers, who had dropped two in a row. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins added two assists.

Draisaitl's second goal, his team-leading 12th of the season, chased Joonas Korpisalo, who had his second lackluster outing in a row. He allowed four goals on Edmonton's first 12 shots before he was replaced by Elvis Merlikins, who finished with 19 saves.

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  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.

Connor McDavid had a goal and an assist, Leon Draisaitl had three assists and the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 4 - 1 . "We're trying to climb back in it," Draisaitl said, "and we just have to take it game by game and try to collect as many points as we can on this homestand and

Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers know they've still got an outside shot at the playoffs. McDavid had a goal and an assist, Leon Draisaitl had three assists and the Oilers defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 4 - 1 on Thursday night.

a group of hockey players on the snow: Edmonton Oilers' Joel Persson, top, of Sweden, knocks the puck away from Columbus Blue Jackets' Cam Atkinson during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)© APWF Edmonton Oilers' Joel Persson, top, of Sweden, knocks the puck away from Columbus Blue Jackets' Cam Atkinson during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Zach Werenski scored for the Blue Jackets in their second consecutive loss after going 4-0-2 in the previous six games.

a hockey game in the snow: Columbus Blue Jackets' Riley Nash, right, clears the puck past Edmonton Oilers' Markus Granlund, of Finland, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)© APWF Columbus Blue Jackets' Riley Nash, right, clears the puck past Edmonton Oilers' Markus Granlund, of Finland, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Neal got his 11th goal when he snapped in a power-play shot from the left circle off a pass from Draisaitl 9:11 into the game. Late in the first period, Draisaitl beat Korpisalo from the right circle seconds after a power play ended.

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

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

Edmonton Oilers ' Leon Draisaitl (29), Zack Kassian (44) and Connor McDavid (97) celebrate a goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP).

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers know they've still got an outside shot at the playoffs. And they played like a team that has its sights set on the postseason.

The Oilers opened a 3-0 lead 1:20 into the second when Khaira tapped home a rebound that trickled through Korpisalo's legs.

a hockey player on the field: Edmonton Oilers' Kris Russell, left, and Columbus Blue Jackets' Oliver Bjorkstrand, of Denmark, chase a loose puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)© APWF Edmonton Oilers' Kris Russell, left, and Columbus Blue Jackets' Oliver Bjorkstrand, of Denmark, chase a loose puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Columbus got on the board on its first power play. Werenski converted a one-timer from the slot at 6:55 of the second.

a group of people playing hockey: Edmonton Oilers' Alex Chiasson, left, looks for an open pass as Columbus Blue Jackets' Boone Jenner defends during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)© APWF Edmonton Oilers' Alex Chiasson, left, looks for an open pass as Columbus Blue Jackets' Boone Jenner defends during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

NOTES: Draisaitl has nine points in his past four games. He got his 200th assist on Neal's first-period goal. ... Smith started after Mikko Koskinen played Tuesday. ... Columbus D Markus Nutivaara returned after missing two games with a lower-body injury. ... Entering the game, both teams were 5-0-0 when scoring first. ... Korpisalo played in his 100th NHL game. ... Oilers F Riley Sheahan left the game. No reason was given. ... Werenski scored his 41st career regular-season goal to tie Rostislav Klesla for the most ever by a Blue Jackets defenseman.

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Leon Draisaitl earned his 300th NHL point as part of a three-assist game, while Connor McDavid had two points in a win against the Blue Jackets .

Leon Draisaitl opened the scoring for his 50th goal of the season and Mikko Koskinen made 30 saves to lead the Oilers past the Flames, 3- 1 .

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Oilers: At Pittsburgh on Saturday.

Blue Jackets: At St. Louis on Friday.

a group of people racing each other in front of a crowd: Edmonton Oilers' James Neal, left, celebrates his goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets with teammate Ryan Nugent-Hopkins during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)© APWF Edmonton Oilers' James Neal, left, celebrates his goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets with teammate Ryan Nugent-Hopkins during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

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a hockey player on the field: Columbus Blue Jackets' Oliver Bjorkstrand, right, of Denmark, holds Edmonton Oilers' Riley Sheahan during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. Bjorkstrand was penalized on the play. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)© APWF Columbus Blue Jackets' Oliver Bjorkstrand, right, of Denmark, holds Edmonton Oilers' Riley Sheahan during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. Bjorkstrand was penalized on the play. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete) a hockey game in the snow: Columbus Blue Jackets' Zach Werenski, left, and Edmonton Oilers' Ryan Nugent-Hopkins fight for a loose puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)© APWF Columbus Blue Jackets' Zach Werenski, left, and Edmonton Oilers' Ryan Nugent-Hopkins fight for a loose puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Hertl scores in 4th straight game, Sharks top Oilers 6-3 .
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Jose hit rock bottom early in its six-game homestand. The Sharks closed it out with two of their most impressive wins. Tomas Hertl scored and extended his point streak to four games on his 26th birthday, Evander Kane added his team-leading 11th goal of the season and the Sharks beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-3 on Tuesday night. "I couldn't get a better birthday present than a huge win over Edmonton," the native of theTomas Hertl scored and extended his point streak to four games on his 26th birthday, Evander Kane added his team-leading 11th goal of the season and the Sharks beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-3 on Tuesday night.

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