Posted February 05, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Sam Gagner continued to rack up the points and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored the shootout winner as the Edmonton Oilers beat the league-leading Detroit Red Wings 5-4 on Saturday night. Gagner had two goals and an assist one night after his eight-point game in Edmonton's 8-4 win over Chicago. He also scored in the shootout. The Oilers blew a 3-1 lead in the third period but sent it to overtime when Jordan Eberle scored with 39 seconds left. Eberle ended up with a pair of goals for the Oilers, who have won three in a row and are 4-0-1 in their last five games. Todd Bertuzzi had a pair of goals, and Valtteri Filppula and Drew Miller also scored for the Red Wings, who snapped a two-game winning streak and lost for only the second time in 11 games. Detroit almost got on the board first before the game was 2 minutes old. Darren Helm had a short-handed breakaway, but Oilers starter Devan Dubnyk was able to come up with a clutch save. The Oilers made good on the power play a minute l...
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