EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — David Perron scored the game winner midway through the third period as the Edmonton Oilers beat the San Jose Sharks and snapped an 11-game losing streak on Sunday.
Nail Yakupov also scored for the Oilers (7-15-5), who won at home for the first time in nine games.
Edmonton got its first win against a Western Conference opponent— moving to 1-12-4 in the conference.
Tye McGinn scored the lone goal for the Sharks (14-11-4), who had a four-game winning streak halted.
There was no scoring in the first period, but Edmonton was the better team, putting 11 shots on Sharks goalie Alex Stalock, while San Jose only had two shots on Oilers starter Ben Scrivens.
RED WINGS 3, HURRICANES 1
RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) —Tomas Tatar scored two goals and Pavel Datsyuk added a goal and two assists, leading Detroit over Carolina.
Petr Mrazek made 34 saves for the Red Wings, who have won three in a row and seven of eight.
Jay McClement scored for Carolina, which has lost three of four. Cam Ward stopped 19 shots.
It was Hurricanes coach Bill Peters’ first game against his former boss and mentor Mike Babcock. Peters was an assistant to Babcock for three seasons in Detroit.
SENATORS 4, CANUCKS 3
OTTAWA (AP) — Erik Karlsson scored 1:21 into overtime to give Ottawa a victory over Vancouver Canucks.
Mike Zibanejad had two goals and two assists, David Legwand also scored and Craig Anderson stopped 30 shots for the Senators. Ottawa rallied from three goals down to snap a five-game losing streak (0-4-1).
Radim Vrbata, Kevin Bieksa and Brad Richardson scored for Vancouver, and Eddie Lack had 41 saves.
The Senators’ comeback bid started midway through the second as Legwand scored a power-play goal with 9:07 remaining in the period. Zibanejad made it 3-2 with 5:48 left as he picked up his own rebound and banked it in off Yannick Weber, and then tied with 1:02 left in the period with a backhand past Lack.
DUCKS 4, JETS 3
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Kyle Palmieri scored 53 seconds into overtime to lift Anaheim over Winnipeg Jets 4-3.
Ryan Getzlaf added three assists for Anaheim (18-6-5), including the assist on Palmieri’s winner and extended his point streak to five games. Getzlaf has two goals and eight assists during his current streak.
Rene Bourque scored his first goal of the year for the Ducks and Jakob Silfverberg and Ryan Kesler also scored goals.
Jacob Trouba, Dustin Byfuglien and Andrew Ladd replied for Winnipeg (14-9-5). Both Jets’ goals came on the power play. Ondrej Pavelec made 21 saves.
Anaheim has won four straight. The loss snaps the Jets’ two-game win streak. Winnipeg earned points in its last six games, going 4-0-2 dating back to Oct. 26.
Goalie Frederik Andersen made 27 saves in his 15th consecutive start for the Ducks.