EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) _ Doug Gilmour scored two goals and Alexei Zhamnov added the game-winner in the third period as the Chicago Blackhawks ended a four-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night.
Gilmour scored his first goal of the night from the side of the net, banking in a shot off goalie Tommy Salo’s stick at 15:57 of the first period.
Chicago made it 2-0 on Gilmour’s second goal at 1:43 of the second. Gilmour, who has 31 goals in 70 career games against Edmonton, recorded his sixth tally of the season off a pass from Eric Daze.
Zhamnov broke a 2-2 tie at 9:30 of the third period with a slapshot from the top of the faceoff circle, capping a strong rush by Tony Amonte.
Edmonton, which outshot Chicago 35-19, answered with goals by Doug Weight and Chad Kilger to tie the game at 2.
Weight closed the gap to 2-1 at 18:39 of the second period on a short-handed goal. Kilger tied the game on a rebound of a shot by Roman Hamrlik at 6:45 of the third.
Oiler wingers Mike Grier and Ethan Moreau left early with injuries. Grier injured his upper body and Moreau hurt his ribs.