Red Wings drop 5th straight game, 2-1 to Oilers - WNEM TV 5

Red Wings drop 5th straight game, 2-1 to Oilers

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DETROIT (AP) -- Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored a go-ahead goal late in the second period on an assist from Connor McDavid, giving the Edmonton Oilers a 2-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday.
   Edmonton's Jonas Gustavsson made 22 saves and Tyler Pitlick scored a tying goal for the Oilers late in the first period.
   The Pacific Division-leading Oilers have won two straight, playing their first set of back-to-back games this season, after losing three in a row.
   Justin Abdelkader put the Red Wings up 1-0 midway through the first period on a power play, and Jimmy Howard made 26 saves.
   Detroit has lost five straight after winning six consecutive games.

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