Ice hockey in the NHL: One goal, two assists – Draisaitl delivers in Oilers victory

As of: February 20, 2024 7:59 a.m

After three defeats in five games, Leon Draisaitl won two games in a row in the NHL with the Edmonton Oilers. On Monday evening (February 19, 2024, local time), the Canadian team won 6:3 (2:1, 0:2, 4:0) over the Arizona Coyotes. The Minnesota Wild and the Vancouver Canucks delivered an ice hockey spectacle with a total of 17 goals.

The Oilers thus consolidated third place in the Pacific Division of the North American Ice Hockey League. After just 132 seconds, Draisaitl scored from the majority to give the guests a 1-0 lead. In the final third, the 28-year-old attacker was involved in Edmonton’s last two goals.

Draisaitl with three scorer points

This is the eighth time this season that Draisaitl has scored three points in a game. The Oilers won the game with three goals in the first six and a half minutes of the third period.

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Tim Stützle was also responsible for the first goal in his Ottawa Senators’ away game against the Tampa Bay Lightning; the 22-year-old attacker scored for the 13th time in the 4:2 (2:0, 1:1, 1:1) win this season. However, the Senators remain second to last in the Eastern Conference.

Seider with Detroit on course for the playoffs

Moritz Seider also scored the opening goal for his Detroit Red Wings. The 22-year-old defender scored his seventh goal of the season in the 4:3 (1:1, 2:1, 0:1) away win after extra time against the Seattle Kraken. The Red Wings continue to occupy one of the two wild card spots in the East that entitle them to participate in the playoffs

JJ Peterka and the Buffalo Sabers had to admit defeat at home against the Anaheim Ducks 3:4 (1:1, 2:3, 0:0). The 22-year-old attacker was there when the score was 3:3 at the end of the second period involved. For Nico Sturm, the San Jose Sharks suffered a clear 0:4 (0:3, 0:1, 0:0) home defeat against the defending champion Vegas Golden Knights.

17 goals for Minnesota against Vancouver

The Minnesota Wild and Vancouver Canucks played an extraordinary game with a total of 17 goals. The last time there were more goals in an NHL game was in the 1995/96 season, when the Pittsburgh Penguins and San Jose Sharks combined to score 18 goals.

The Wild won 10-7 (1-2, 2-3, 7-2) because they scored six times in 5:45 minutes from the end of the second to the beginning of the third period – the last time a team scored that many was 25 years ago Goals in even less time. With Joel Eriksson Ek and Kirill Kaprisow, two Wild players scored a hat trick.