Connor McDavid, Oilers earn shootout win over Kings

Connor McDavid, Oilers earn shootout win over Kings

Connor McDavid had a goal and an assist and Derek Ryan netted the winner in a shootout to give the visiting Edmonton Oilers a 3-2 comeback victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.Leon Draisait

Connor McDavid had a goal and an assist and Derek Ryan netted the winner in a shootout to give the visiting Edmonton Oilers a 3-2 comeback victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.Leon Draisaitl also scored for the Oilers, who are riding a four-game winning streak and have won 12 of 15 games. Goaltender Stuart Skinner made 26 saves through regulation and overtime, and he was beaten twice on four shootout attempts.McDavid played his 600th regular-season game, and he collected his 316th goal and 581st assist (897 points).Adrian Kempe netted one goal and one assist and Kevin Fiala also scored for the Kings, who have dropped two straight games and have won only four of 10 games (4-4-2). Goalie Cam Talbot stopped 24 shots through regulation and overtime but made only one save in the shootout.The Kings have a 7-6-4 home record.In the fourth round of the shootout and with the victory on his stick, Ryan converted a wrist shot from the slot for the winning goal to finish the entertaining and intense clash in which his squad erased a two-goal deficit.The Kings controlled the first period, outshooting the Oilers by an 11-2 count while claiming a 2-0 lead.Fiala produced a power-play goal when he ripped a one-timer from the slot to open the scoring at the 14:44 mark. His eighth of the season was set up by Kempe.

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