Detroit at Edmonton

Connor McDavid scores, Oilers beat Red Wings 3-1

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STATS/AP

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Connor McDavid scored his fourth goal of the season to help the Edmonton Oilers beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 on Wednesday night.

The No. 1 overall pick in the June draft, the 18-year-old McDavid gave the Oilers a 2-0 lead at 6:34 of the second period. He also has two assists in his first seven NHL games.

Edmonton has won three straight after losing its first four games.

Teddy Purcell scored 30 seconds after McDavid's goal. Mark Letestu opened the scoring on a first-period power play. Cam Talbot made 28 saves, allowing only Tomas Tatar's third-period goal.

Petr Mrazek stopped 25 shots for Detroit. The Red Wings have lost three straight after winning their first three games.

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Scoreboard
Detroit (3-3-0)0011
Edmonton  (3-4-0) «1203
Three Stars
C. Talbot
EDM


Saves: 28
Save Pct.: .966
N. Yakupov
EDM


Goals: 0
Assist(s): 2
M. Letestu
EDM


Goals: 1
Assist(s): 0

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Scoring Summary
1ST PERIOD
12:32Power Play - Mark Letestu (1), Tip-In. Assist: Yakupov, Schultz
2ND PERIOD
06:34 - Connor McDavid (4), Wrist Shot. Assist: Pouliot, Yakupov
07:04 - Teddy Purcell (1), Wrist Shot. Assist: Korpikoski, Fayne
3RD PERIOD
06:49 - Tomas Tatar (1), Backhand Shot. Assist: Nyquist, Sheahan
Penalty Summary
1ST PERIOD
05:53Pulkkinen, 2 min, Too Many Men on the Ice(bench)
08:36Gryba, 2 min, Interference
11:14Miller, 2 min, Holding
16:13Hall, 2 min, Tripping
2ND PERIOD
48.0Korpikoski, 2 min, Holding
02:56Green, 2 min, Tripping
04:09Slepyshev, 2 min, Too Many Men on the Ice(bench)
3RD PERIOD
01:27Klinkhammer, 2 min, Delaying Game
16:47Purcell, 2 min, Tripping
Shots On Goal
 123T
DET5111329
EDM1111628
Goalies
GoalieMINSSGA
Petr Mrazek56:42253
Cam Talbot59:58281
Game Information
Attendance - 16839
Referees - Dan O'Rourke, Kyle Rehman
Linesmen - Steve Barton, Brad Lazarowich
 
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