Edmonton 6, Winnipeg 2

Monday, December 23, 2013 9:30 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Winnipeg 16-18-1-4 8-8-0-4 8-10-1-0 L2
Edmonton 12-24-2-1 6-11-1-0 6-13-1-1 W1


Oilers 6, Jets 2:
Taylor Hall scored a goal and set up two others as host Edmonton halted its six-game losing streak.

Jordan Eberle, David Perron and Nail Yakupov each recorded a goal and an assist while Sam Gagner and defenseman Jeff Petry also scored for the Oilers, who were held to just six goals during their skid. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins notched a pair of assists and Ilya Bryzgalov turned aside 18 shots.

Blue-liner Mark Stuart and captain Andrew Ladd tallied for Winnipeg, which has lost three straight road games. Ondrej Pavelec made 24 saves while rookie Mark Scheifele had his six-game point streak halted.

Eberle opened the scoring during a man advantage at 8:40 of the first period, but Stuart forged a tie less than three minutes later with a shot from the left faceoff circle. Gagner tallied later in the session and Ladd converted a power-play chance at 9:08 of the second to knot it at 2-2 before the Oilers reeled off four consecutive goals to seize control.

Perron began the uprising with 3:20 remaining in the middle period and Petry made it 4-2 less than 4 1/2 minutes into the third, scoring from the right side of the crease. Nugent-Hopkins set up Hall at the bottom of the right circle during a man advantage just over four minutes later and Yakupov beat Pavelec from the inner edge of the left circle with 3:44 left to cap the scoring.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Jets fell to 2-5-1 over their last eight contests. ... Edmonton evened the season series after dropping a 5-4 decision at home on Oct. 1. ... Bryzgalov posted his first home win as an Oiler and improved to 2-4-0 on the season.

Top Game Performances

Winnipeg   Edmonton
Andrew Ladd 1 Points Taylor Hall 3
Andrew Ladd 1 Goals Taylor Hall 1
Dustin Byfuglien 1 Assists Taylor Hall 2
Andrew Ladd 1 Power Play Goals Taylor Hall 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Ondrej Pavelec .800 Save Percentage Ilya Bryzgalov .900
Ondrej Pavelec 24 Saves Ilya Bryzgalov 18

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Winnipeg 20 2 1-4 6-8 78 24
Edmonton 30 6 2-8 3-4 25 36

Upcoming Games

  • Edmonton will play its next game on the road against Calgary. The Oilers have a W/L % of .273 after a win and .321 after a loss.
  • Winnipeg will play its next game at home against Minnesota. The Jets have a W/L % of .312 after a win and .478 after a loss.
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