EDMONTON — The Arizona Coyotes continue to impress in the early stages of the season.
Cheap Derek Stepan Jersey China scored in overtime as the Cheap Arizona Coyotes Jerseys China came away with a 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday, improving to 8-2-0 in their past 10 games.
Stepan took a feed from Cheap Nick Schmaltz Jersey China and picked the corner 2:01 into the extra period.
“I think our group has been doing that (grinding) all year, it’s a big part of our group is our ability to bounce back, whether it be game to game or even in game,” Stepan said of Arizona’s mental resilience after the Oilers tied it up late. “Maybe when we don’t have our ‘A’ stuff, we’re able to have a push back within a few minutes.”
Cheap Michael Grabner Jersey China and Cheap Carl Soderberg Jersey China also scored for the Coyotes (9-4-1), who have won four of their last five outings.
“It was not a great start them scoring right away, but back-to-backs you have to rely on all the lines and everyone was contributing and that’s a really tough line to play against and they have last change,” said Coyotes goalie Cheap Darcy Kuemper Jersey China, who made 26 saves. “I thought everyone, whoever was out there did a great job.”
Cheap Connor McDavid Jersey China and Cheap Gaetan Haas Jersey China responded for the Oilers (10-4-2), who had a two-game winning streak snapped.
“We know we could have been a little bit better at the beginning of the game, but we found a way to get that second goal in the third,” said Oilers defenceman Cheap Darnell Nurse Jersey China. “Sure, we’ve been doing it a little too often where we have to find ways at the end of the game to win or force overtime, but over the course of 82 games it’s going to happen. It just so happens that it happened in a cluster at the beginning of the year.”
The Oilers only needed 91 seconds to get on the scoreboard as McDavid had a highlight-reel goal, undressing Coyotes defenceman Cheap Oliver Ekman-Larsson Jersey China and blowing past Kuemper to record his seventh goal of the season.
Grabner beat Oilers starter Cheap Mikko Koskinen Jersey China stick side with a wrist shot to tie the game 1-1 for Arizona 3:30 into the first period.
Soderberg took advantage of a turnover by Edmonton defender Cheap Joel Persson Jersey China to make it 2-1 for the Coyotes before the midway mark of the game, beating Koskinen high to the glove side.
Haas tied it up with 4:41 left in the third period. He tipped a Cheap Matt Benning Jersey China shot past Kuemper for his first career NHL goal, forcing overtime.
“It’s good that we score this goal, and we get a point,” said the 27-year-old Swiss centre, playing his first season in the NHL. “Maybe in the end it’s the point we need. I think it’s a good point.”
The Coyotes are in Calgary to face the Flames on Tuesday while the Oilers remain home to take on the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues on Wednesday.
Notes: Edmonton has struggled with the Coyotes for quite some time, coming into the game with just seven wins in regulation against Arizona in their last 45 games… Kuemper entered the game having only allowed three goals on one occasion out of nine games this season… It was Oilers head coach Dave Tippett’s first game against his old Coyotes squad, who he coached for eight seasons (2009-10 to 2016-17)… Cheap Alex Chiasson Jersey China got an opportunity on the top line with Draisaitl and McDavid in an attempt to jumpstart his production, but was replaced by Cheap Sam Gagner Jersey China as the game went on.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 4, 2019.