ANAHEIM, Calif. - Ryan Strome scored twice and the Edmonton Oilers recovered to beat the Anaheim Ducks 6-5 in a shootout Sunday after giving up two goals in the final 21 seconds of regulation.
Leon Draisaitl scored in his third straight game for the Oilers, who have won three in a row and four of five. Al Montoya made 41 saves, and Anton Slepyshev and Iiro Pakarinen also scored. Connor McDavid had three assists.
Rickard Rakell had a hat trick and Ryan Getzlaf added a goal and two assists for the Ducks, who have earned at least one point in six consecutive home games. Adam Henrique also scored, and Ryan Miller stopped 37 shots.
Rakell scored with 20.9 seconds remaining in the third period to make it 5-4 and then tied it with 6.3 seconds to play. He beat Montoya with a wrist shot from the slot after Derek Grant won the faceoff against Draisaitl.
Draisaitl and McDavid scored in the shootout. Montoya stopped shots by Getzlaf and Ondrej Kase after Rakell made his shot (see full recap).
Spurgeon scores with 12 seconds left in OT to give Wild win
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Jared Spurgeon scored with 12 seconds left in overtime to give the Minnesota Wild a 3-2 victory against the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night.
Spurgeon added an assist, and Jason Zucker had two assists, setting up Spurgeon in the extra session as Minnesota tied a season-high with its fourth straight victory.
Matt Cullen and Eric Staal also scored for the Wild, who have earned points in 23 of their past 25 home games. Devan Dubnyk made 26 saves for Minnesota.
Joakim Ryan and Chris Tierney scored for San Jose, which built a two-goal lead and was 23-0-1 when leading after two periods. Martin Jones stopped 38 shots for the Sharks, who lost the final three games of a four-game trip.
Spurgeon managed to collect the puck in the offensive zone after Brent Burns couldn't corral it. Spurgeon sent a cross-ice pass to a uncovered Zucker. Instead of shooting on Jones, who slid across the crease, Zucker passed back to Spurgeon for a wide-open goal (see full recap).
Daley's OT goal lifts Rangers over Red Wings
NEW YORK - Trevor Daley scored on a tip-in with 5.6 seconds showing on the clock in overtime to lift the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 victory over the rebuilding New York Rangers on Sunday night.
Andreas Athanasiou and Darren Helm also scored for the Red Wings, and Jimmy Howard stopped 36 shots. Detroit improved to 5-3-2 in its last 10 games and pulled into a tie with Florida five points behind Columbus for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
J.T. Miller and Jesper Fast scored for the Rangers, and Henrik Lundqvist made 31 saves. New York lost its seventh straight, hours after trading star forward Rick Nash to Boston for three players and two draft picks. It also was the Rangers' first game since trading speedy forward Michael Grabner to New Jersey on Friday night.
Ryan Spooner, one of the players acquired from the Bruins, had two assists in his debut for the Rangers, who are 0-6-1 in their last seven and have just three wins in the last 17 games (3-13-1). (See full recap.)
Rinne shuts out Blues in milestone victory
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Pekka Rinne showed no signs of a letdown following his milestone 300th victory.
Rinne made 27 saves for his sixth shutout of the season and the Nashville Predators earned a 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday.
The Predators starting goalie moved into 33rd place on the NHL's career win list, passing former Nashville goalie Tomas Vokoun.
The Predators won their fourth straight game and moved into sole possession of first place in the Central Division.
The Blues lost their sixth straight.
"We scored four goals, but I thought that we had plenty more chances and good looks," Rinne said. (See full recap.)