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NHL recap: Oilers score late to beat Blues


NHL recap: Oilers score late to beat Blues.

Kailer Yamamoto scored with 27.8 seconds left to lead visiting Edmonton Oilers to a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday.

Leon Draisaitl had one goal and two assists for the Oilers, including setting up Yamamoto’s winning goal from the slot. Connor McDavid, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Ryan McLeod also scored for Edmonton.

McDavid extended his season-opening points streak to 14 games. He produced his 600th point in his 421st game, becoming the sixth-fastest NHL player to reach that milestone.

Jordan Kyrou, Robert Bortuzzo, Ivan Barbashev and Vladimir Tarasenko all scored for the Blues. Robert Thomas had three assists and Pavel Buchnevich had two.

Oilers goalkeeper Mikko Koskinen stopped 35 of 39 shots for the win. Blues goalkeeper Jordan Binnington stopped 27 shots in the loss.

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Bruins 5, Canadiens 2

Charlie Coyle was in the right place to put Boston definitely ahead in their win over visiting Montreal in the first meeting between the rivals in nearly two years.

Coyle scored twice, Charlie McAvoy also scored a pair of goals for the Bruins, who have won back-to-back games and five of their last seven overall. Boston rookie goalkeeper Jeremy Swayman recorded 27 saves to remain undefeated at home with an 8-0-0 record.

Joel Armia and Michael Pezzetta each scored their first goals of the season for the Canadiens, who lost their second straight game.

Rangers 4, Devils 3 (SO)

Chris Kreider scored the winning goal in the seventh round to cap off an action-packed penalty shootout in which New York survived by losing a late lead before defeating visiting New Jersey.

Kreider scored New York’s fourth goal on penalties when he made a wide play, charged into the net and faked Devils goalkeeper Jonathan Bernier. Once Bernier went down, Kreider won it by picking up a backhand at the top of the net to give the Rangers their seventh straight win over the Devils.

Kaapo Kakko scored New York’s first goal on penalties after he finished off a give-and-take with Ryan Strome to give the Rangers a 3-2 lead at 6:29 of the third. The teams needed extra time after Pavel Zacha scored on a rebound with 2:44 remaining in regulation time.

Capitals 6, Penguins 1

Daniel Sprong and Conor Sheary each scored a goal and an assist against their former team to propel host Washington to a victory over Pittsburgh.

Garnet Hathaway, Tom Wilson and Evgeny Kuznetsov also scored and set up a goal to send the Capitals to their fourth consecutive victory. Defender Martin Fehervary scored a low-handed goal, captain Alex Ovechkin had two assists and Vitek Vanecek made 24 saves in the victory.

Jake Guentzel scored a goal and Tristan Jarry deflected 26 shots for Pittsburgh, which has lost seven of its last nine games (2-5-2). Before the game, the Penguins activated superstar captain Sidney Crosby and defenders Brian Dumoulin, Marcus Pettersson and Chad Ruhwedel from the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol. Pittsburgh coach Mike Sullivan also returned to the bench after missing five games while in protocol.

Flames 4, Senators 0

Elias Lindholm had a goal and an assist and Dan Vladar made 27 saves for the first shutout of his NHL career when Calgary defeated host Ottawa.

Andrew Mangiapane, Matthew Tkachuk and Nikita Zadorov also scored for the Flames, who snapped a three-game losing streak. The Flames improved to 1-1-1 in their seven-game road trip.

Anton Forsberg stopped 29 of 33 shots for Ottawa, which has won just once in its last eight games, a 6-3 decision over Pittsburgh on Saturday.

The senators were left with nine players in the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol: forwards Austin Watson, Alex Formenton, Dylan Gambrell and Connor Brown, defenders Nick Holden, Victor Mete, Nikita Zaitsev and Josh Brown and goalkeeper Matt Murray.

Ducks 5, Canucks 1

Trevor Zegras scored two goals and Troy Terry had an assist to extend his NHL-leading scoring streak to 14 games, while Anaheim took its winning streak to seven games with a win over visiting Vancouver.

Sonny Milano, Adam Henrique and Sam Steel added goals for the Ducks, while Zegras also had an assist, as Anaheim has built its longest winning streak in a season since the team won 11 in a row in the 2015-16 campaign.

Anaheim captain Ryan Getzlaf had two assists to give him 999 career points, while Jakob Silfverberg added an assist on his return from a 10-day quarantine while on NHL COVID-19 protocol.

Nils Hoglander had a goal for the Canucks, who have lost twice to the Ducks during their current four-game losing streak. Four of Hoglander’s five goals this season have come in the last three games.


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