Oilers finally get a win
(AP) — The Edmonton Oilers were able to derail a pair of miserable streaks on Sunday.
The Oilers have lost 11 straight and were tied 1-1 until David Perron scored midway through the third period of a 2-1 triumph over San Jose. Nail Yakupov also scored and Ben Scrivens stopped 20 shots for the Oilers, who had been 0-12-4 against Western Conference opponents.
The Sharks had won four straight.
Elsewhere on ice:
— Anaheim improved to a league-best 14-0-5 in one goal games this season as Kyle Palmieri scored 53 seconds into overtime to lift the Ducks past Winnipeg 4-3. Ryan Getzlaf set up three goals, including the primary assist on the game-winner.
— Tomas Tatar scored twice and Pavel Datsyuk added a goal and two assists to lead Detroit’s 3-1 verdict over Carolina. Petr Mrazek made 34 saves for the Red Wings, who have won three in a row and seven of eight.
— Ottawa fought back from a 3-0 deficit before beating Vancouver 4-3 on Erik Karlsson’s goal 1:21 into overtime. Mike Zibanejad had two goals and two assists as the Senators ended a five-game losing streak.