EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Leon Draisaitl’s second goal with 1:02 left broke a tie and the Edmonton Oilers scored four straight goals in a 4-3 victory over the league-leading Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night.
Draisaitl was called up earlier in the day from Bakersfield of the AHL and missed the morning skate. He played in 37 NHL games last season.
Brandon Davidson and Benoit Pouliot also scored, and the Oilers erased a 3-0 first-period deficit to end a three-game skid.
Brendan Gallagher, Torrey Mitchell and Alex Galchenyuk scored for Montreal. The Canadiens have lost two straight after starting the season with nine straight victories.
Edmonton completed the comeback when Ryan Nugent-Hopkins fed it out front to Draisaitl for his second of the contest.
HURRICANES 3, ISLANDERS 2 (OT)
NEW YORK (AP) – Ron Hainsey scored at 2:21 of overtime to lift Carolina over New York.
Brock McGinn and Chris Terry scored in regulation to help Carolina win its second straight to cap a 4-3-0 road trip. Eddie Lack stopped 17 shots.
Hainsey took a pass from Jordan Staal and slid the puck past Islanders goalie Thomas Greiss near the midpoint of the extra period for his second of the season. Terry had tied the score with 5:04 left in the third, finishing off a slick passing play with Eric and Jordan Staal. The goal was Terry’s second of the season.
Matt Martin and Frans Nielsen scored for the Islanders, and Greiss finished with 26 saves.
PENGUINS 4, SABRES 3
PITTSBURGH (AP) – Evgeni Malkin scored his fourth of the season on the power play, Jeff Zatkoff made 50 saves in his season debut and Pittsburgh beat Buffalo.
Pascal Dupuis, Patric Hornqvist and Ben Lovejoy all scored their first of the season and Malkin added an assist for Pittsburgh. The Penguins earned their third straight victory, sixth win in seven games and seventh straight over Buffalo. Malkin has four goals and nine points in his last seven games.
Sidney Crosby had two assists, his first points in three games. Crosby is off to the worst start of his career and went without a point in eight of the team’s first nine games.
Pittsburgh’s power play, the worst in the league, scored its third of the season in 32 chances, breaking an 0-for-11 slump.
Jamie McGinn, Nicolas Deslauriers and Matt Moulson scored for Buffalo
DEVILS 4, FLYERS 1
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Travis Zajac scored twice and Kyle Palmieri had a goal and two assists to lead New Jersey over Philadelphia.
Andy Greene scored an empty-net goal with 6.7 seconds left for the Devils, who won their fourth straight on the road.
Luke Schenn scored for Philadelphia.
Palmieri put the Devils in front at 1:28 into the third period when he blocked Evgeny Medvedev’s shot attempt at the blue line, raced past Medvedev and fired a wrister from the left circle over goalie Steve Mason’s left shoulder that made it 2-1.
Zajac made it a two-goal lead just over a minute later with his second power-play goal of the night.
Mason made 29 saves. Cory Schneider had 27.
AVALANCHE 2, LIGHTNING 1
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – Alex Tanguay and Nathan MacKinnon each had a goal and an assist, Semyon Varlamov made 34 saves and Colorado beat Tampa Bay to end a four-game losing streak.
Varlamov won his 108th game with the Avalanche and moved past Dan Bouchard into second place on the franchise wins list. Jarome Iginla had two assists to move past Phil Housley (1,232) into sole possession of 38th place with 1,233 points in his career.
Tampa Bay, coming off a 1-1-2 road trip, got a goal from Alex Killorn.
STARS 4, CANUCKS 3 (OT)
DALLAS (AP) – Jamie Benn scored midway through overtime and Dallas rallied to beat Vancouver.
Patrick Sharp twice tied the game with goals for Dallas. The Stars have won two in a row by overcoming multiple-goal deficits.
Sharp’s second score tied it with 4:35 left in the third period, erasing what had been a 3-1 Canucks lead. Jason Demers had scored about 5 minutes earlier.
Alexandre Burrows, Alexander Edler and Radim Vrbata scored for the Canucks.
Vancouver was held without a shot on goal for nearly 12 minutes to start the game.
Benn scored after skating out of the corner with the puck, shooting from just inside the right faceoff dot 2:28 into overtime.
The Canucks scored first on Burrows’ penalty shot, the first awarded in the NHL this season.
JETS 3, BLACKHAWKS 1
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) – Michael Hutchinson stopped 45 shots and Andrew Ladd scored on the power play to lead Winnipeg over Chicago.
Bryan Little set up a pair of goals for the Jets, who stopped the Blackhawks’ four-game winning streak.
The Jets (6-3-1) were ahead 2-1 going into the third period on goals by Blake Wheeler and Ladd.
Mark Scheifele added to the lead at 8:04 when he took a pass from rookie Nikolaj Ehlers and beat goalie Corey Crawford on the short side.
Patrick Kane scored the game’s first goal, his sixth of the season, at 1:26 into the game on a power play for Chicago (6-4-0).
Crawford had come into the game with a pair of shutouts in his four straight wins. He stopped 28 shots.
BLUES 2, DUCKS 1
ST. LOUIS (AP) – Colton Parayko broke a tie about midway through the third period to lift St. Louis over Anaheim.
Vladimir Tarasenko also scored and Jake Allen stopped 22 shots to help the Blues win for the sixth time in the last eight games (6-1-1)
Hampus Lindholm scored and Frederik Andersen finished with 31 saves as the Ducks closed out a winless five-game road trip (0-4-1). Anaheim was outscored 15-5 on the trip, including a 4-3 loss at Dallas on Tuesday night.
Anaheim entered the game ranked last in the NHL in scoring (1.0 goals per game), was without captain Ryan Getzlaf, who missed his second game and is expected to be out up to 12 days due to appendicitis.