DETROIT (AP) — Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored a go-ahead goal late in the second period on an assist from Connor McDavid, giving the Edmonton Oilers a 2-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday.
Edmonton’s Jonas Gustavsson made 22 saves and Tyler Pitlick scored a tying goal for the Oilers late in the first period.
The Pacific Division-leading Oilers have won two straight, playing their first set of back-to-back games this season, after losing three in a row.
Justin Abdelkader put the Red Wings up 1-0 midway through the first period on a power play, and Jimmy Howard made 26 saves.
Detroit has lost five straight after winning six consecutive games.