EDMONTON, Alberta — The Devils quick begin has been fueled by its gifted youth. The Oilers know what it’s wish to have among the best younger gamers within the recreation and Connor McDavid didn’t disappoint.
He had three assists and the Oilers beat New Jersey 6-three on Friday night time handy the Devils’ their first street lack of the season.
Drake Caggiula, Ryan Strome, Oscar Klefbom, Milan Lucic, Leon Draisaitl and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored for the Oilers. They snapped a two-recreation dropping streak to enhance to four-7-1.
Taylor Corridor, Jesper Bratt and Brian Gibbons responded for the Devils. They dropped to 9-three-zero.
Edmonton began the scoring 5 minutes into the opening interval on the facility play as McDavid despatched a cross via the crease to Caggiula, who tapped the puck in earlier than goalie Cory Schneider might get throughout.
The Oilers made it 2-zero three minutes later when Adam Larsson’s level shot ended up going off Strome and in.
Corridor got here again to hang-out his previous staff with 5 minutes left within the first when he backhanded the rebound from Miles Wooden’s shot previous goalie Cam Talbot.
The Devils tied the rating 5 minutes into the second interval when Bratt’s spin-round shot hit the publish and caromed into the web.
The Oilers regained simply over a minute afterward Klefbom’s blast on the push.
Edmonton made it four-2 with 1:04 to play within the second when a rebound hit Lucic whereas he was driving to the web and bounced in.
The Oilers added some insurance coverage with seven minutes remaining within the third interval when McDavid made an ideal move to Draisaitl along side the web for his third of the season.
The Devils obtained that aim again simply over a minute afterward a tip by Gibbons, his workforce-main sixth.
Edmonton received an empty-internet objective as Corridor despatched the puck again to the purpose and virtually scored on his personal internet, resulting in a faucet-in by Nugent-Hopkins.