Ryan Smyth is happy to be home.
Smyth scored a pair of goals as the Edmonton Oilers won their fifth game in a row, beating the St. Louis Blues 4-2 on Sunday night.
Shawn Horcoff and Jordan Eberle also scored for the Oilers (7-2-2), who improved to 6-1-1 at home and moved back into first place in the Western Conference with the win.
''It's a lot of fun playing for this team right now,'' Smyth said. ''The excitement, the energy from day to day, the creativity that the young kids bring, it's all awesome. We just want to keep going. We have some momentum and we have to make sure we keep it going in the right direction.''
Drafted by the Oilers sixth overall in the 1994 draft, Smyth was the face of the team for about a decade before leaving Edmonton in a shocking deadline deal with the New York Islanders in 2007.
The Alberta native returned in the offseason after requesting a trade from Los Angeles to Edmonton and is tied for second in team scoring with five goals and five assists in...