EDMONTON — Derek Stepan scored in time beyond regulation because the Arizona Coyotes got here away with a Three-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday.
Stepan took a feed from Nick Schmaltz and picked the nook 2:01 into the additional interval.
Michael Grabner and Carl Soderberg additionally scored for the Coyotes (9-Four-1), who’re Eight-2-Zero of their previous 10 video games.
Connor McDavid and Gaetan Haas responded for the Oilers (10-Four-2), who had a two-game profitable streak snapped.
The Oilers solely wanted 91 seconds to get on the scoreboard as McDavid had a highlight-reel aim, undressing Coyotes defenceman Oliver Ekman-Larsson and blowing previous goalie Darcy Kuemper to document his seventh aim of the season.
Grabner beat Oilers starter Mikko Koskinen stick aspect with a wrist shot to tie the sport 1-1 for Arizona Three:30 into the primary interval.
Michael Grabner, Arizona Coyotes (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)
Soderberg took benefit of a turnover by Edmonton defender Joel Persson to make it 2-1 for the Coyotes earlier than the halfway mark of the sport, beating Koskinen excessive to the glove aspect.
Haas tied it up with Four:41 left within the third interval. He tipped a Matt Benning shot previous Kuemper for his first profession NHL aim, forcing time beyond regulation.
The Coyotes are in Calgary to face the Flames on Tuesday whereas the Oilers stay house to tackle the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues on Wednesday.
It was the primary of 4 conferences between the 2 Pacific Division rivals, with every crew profitable each of their video games on the street in opposition to one another final 12 months. Edmonton has struggled with the Coyotes for fairly a while, coming into the sport with simply seven wins in regulation in opposition to Arizona of their final 45 video games… Kuemper entered the sport having solely allowed three objectives on one event out of 9 video games this season… It was Oilers head coach Dave Tippett’s first recreation in opposition to his outdated Coyotes squad, who he coached for eight seasons (2009-10 to 2016-17)… Alex Chiasson obtained a possibility on the highest line with Draisaitl and McDavid in an try to jumpstart his manufacturing. however was changed by Sam Gagner as the sport went on.
This report by The Canadian Press was first revealed Nov. Four, 2019.
Shane Jones, The Canadian Press