Leon Draisaitl and Drake Caggiula each scored twice and the Edmonton Oilers ended a 13-game losing streak against the Nashville Predators with a 5-3 victory Saturday.
Connor McDavid also scored and Mika Koskinen made 24 saves in his first start of the season. Edmonton was 0-11-2 in its previous 13 games against Nashville.
Filip Forsberg scored three times for the Predators, and Juuse Saros stopped 30 shots.
Nashville cut it to 4-3 with 4:06 left on Forsberg’s final goal. He connected on a power play, with Saros off for an extra attacker. Caggiula capped the scoring with an empty-netter.
CAPITALS 4, FLAMES 3, SO
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Nicklas Backstrom scored the winner in a shootout and Washington goaltender Pheonix Copley earned his first career victory.
Matt Niskanen, Jakub Vrana and T.J. Oshie scored for Washington, which has won two of three on its Canadian trip. Playing in his fifth NHL game, Copley stopped 27 shots in regulation and overtime and four of five in the shootout.
Matthew Tkachuk, Travis Hamonic and Elias Lindholm scored for Calgary, which lost its third straight. Johnny Gaudreau had two assists to reach 200 for his career.
ISLANDERS 6, FLYERS 1
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brock Nelson scored two goals and Robin Lehner stopped 22 shots, leading the Islanders to the victory.
Leo Komarov and Anthony Beauvillier also scored to help the Islanders take a 3-0 lead through two periods in a game between teams near the bottom of the Eastern Conference. Nelson scored in the first and third periods in his third straight game with a goal.
A playoff team last season, Philadelphia has lost three straight games and four of five overall. Jori Lehtera scored for the Flyers, and Michal Neuvirth made 16 saves.
DEVILS 3, PANTHERS 2
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Kyle Palmieri had a goal and an assist, Keith Kinkaid made 35 saves and New Jersey stopped a three-game slide.
Taylor Hall and Blake Coleman also scored for the Devils, who won for the first time since opening the season with four consecutive victories. Nico Hischier had two assists.
Florida lost for the third time in four games. Mike Matheson and Mike Hoffman scored for the Panthers, and James Reimer made 23 stops.
Next up for Florida is a trip to Finland. The Panthers play Winnipeg in Helsinki on Thursday and Friday as part of the NHL’s Global Series.
Source: The Associated Press