Brock Boeser had three power-play points and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 Sunday night.

Boeser had a goal and set up goals by Alex Edler and Elias Pettersson. Bo Horvat added an empty-net goal for the Canucks.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Alex Chiasson scored for the Oilers.

Vancouver Canucks' Jake Virtanen, front, loses his balance and falls after avoiding a collision with Edmonton Oilers' Leon Draisaitl, of Germany, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Dec. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Vancouver Canucks’ Jake Virtanen, front, loses his balance and falls after avoiding a collision with Edmonton Oilers’ Leon Draisaitl, of Germany, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Dec. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

Jacob Markstrom made 20 saves for the Canucks, and Mikko Koskinen stopped 26 shots for the Oilers.

Vancouver’s win completes a sweep of a back-toback. The Canucks beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-1 on Saturday.

After a scoreless opening period Sunday, the Oilers put the first goal on the board 1:40 into the second period.

Edmonton Oilers goalie Mikko Koskinen, of Finland, allows a goal to Vancouver Canucks' Brock Boeser during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Dec. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Edmonton Oilers goalie Mikko Koskinen, of Finland, allows a goal to Vancouver Canucks’ Brock Boeser during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Dec. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

Jujhar Khaira found Nugent-Hopkins in front of the Vancouver net and the center fired a wrist shot past Markstrom. It was Nugent-Hopkins’ 11th goal and 31st point of the year.

Vancouver answered with a trio of power-play goals.

Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom (25), of Sweden, makes the save as Edmonton Oilers' Milan Lucic (27) crashes into the net during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Dec. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom (25), of Sweden, makes the save as Edmonton Oilers’ Milan Lucic (27) crashes into the net during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Dec. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

Midway through the second, Edmonton defenseman Caleb Jones was called for holding, giving the Canucks the man advantage.

Boeser got a crisp pass to Edler, who sent a one-timer past Koskinen that tied the game.

Less than a minute later, Edmonton’s Kevin Gravel sent the puck over the glass and earned a delay-of-game penalty.

Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom (25), of Sweden, makes the save as Edmonton Oilers' Milan Lucic (27) crashes into the net while Vancouver's Derrick Pouliot (5) watches during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Dec. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom (25), of Sweden, makes the save as Edmonton Oilers’ Milan Lucic (27) crashes into the net while Vancouver’s Derrick Pouliot (5) watches during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Dec. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

With time running out on the power play, Boeser collected the puck at the top of the faceoff circle and shot it at the Edmonton net. The puck appeared to hit Koskinen’s glove before dribbling in.

Boeser has six goals in his last five games.

Less than three minutes into the third period, the Canucks found themselves on the power play again after Oilers defenseman Adam Larsson was called for delay of game.

Edmonton Oilers' Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, left, celebrates his goal against Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom, of Sweden, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Dec. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Edmonton Oilers’ Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, left, celebrates his goal against Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom, of Sweden, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Dec. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

Pettersson scored off a shot from faceoff circle. He is riding seven-game point streak, with four goals and nine assists during the streak.

Edmonton got a goal back with less than five minutes to go when Chiasson sent a wrist shot past Markstrom.

Edmonton Oilers' Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, left, and Darnell Nurse celebrate Nugent-Hopkins' goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Dec. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Edmonton Oilers’ Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, left, and Darnell Nurse celebrate Nugent-Hopkins’ goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Dec. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

Connor McDavid got an assist on the play, extending a nine-game point streak in which the star center has six goals and 10 assists.

UP NEXT

Oilers: Host the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday.

Vancouver Canucks' Brock Boeser, left, tries to tip the puck as it goes over the net behind Edmonton Oilers goalie Mikko Koskinen, of Finland, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Dec. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Vancouver Canucks’ Brock Boeser, left, tries to tip the puck as it goes over the net behind Edmonton Oilers goalie Mikko Koskinen, of Finland, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Dec. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

Canucks: Host the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday.

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Source: The Associated Press

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