By The Associated Press on December 22, 2023.
DETROIT (AP) – Patrick Kane had two goals during Detroit’s five-goal first period and also scored during the shootout as the Red Wings snapped a four-game losing streak with a 7-6 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday night.
Dylan Larkin scored the tying goal in the third period after the Red Wings squandered a 5-1 lead and the Flyers briefly pulled ahead 6-5.
Daniel Sprong, J.T. Compher and Shayne Gostisbehere also scored for Detroit while Alex DeBrincat had three assists, including the 200th of his career. Detroit goaltender James Reimer stopped 37 shots.
Philadelphia tied it at 5-5 on Scott Laughton’s goal in the third. Bobby Brink, Sean Couturier, Morgan Frost, Garnet Hathaway and Owen Tippett also scored for Philadelphia. Carter Hart made 31 saves.
OILERS 4, RANGERS 3
NEW YORK (AP) – Warren Foegele and Ryan McLeod each had a goal and an assist in Edmonton’s four-goal third period, helping the Oilers beat New York.
Zach Hyman and Evander Kane scored 1:08 apart early in the third to get the Oilers’ comeback started for their second straight win after losing three straight. Stuart Skinner stopped 31 shots.
Mika Zibanejad had a goal and an assist for New York, which had won three straight. Blake Wheeler and Will Cuylle also scored, and Chris Kreider had two assists.
Jonathan Quick finished with 24 saves while taking his first regulation loss of the season after a 9-0-1 start.
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