Andrew Copp has a blast against the Oilers

Andrew Copp has a blast against the Oilers

Andrew Copp had four points, including two goals, for the Jets to beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-4 on Tuesday in Winnipeg.

Copp scored Manitoba’s first goal to tie the game in the first period, then hit the net in an empty cage.

The Jets hit the target three times in 3:27 in the third period to bring the two clubs back on a level playing field and then take a two-goal lead. Nikolaj Ehlers, Paul Stastny and Adam Lowry threaded the needle to make this turn of events a reality. Ehlers also had four points and Lowry added three to his record.

Subject to waivers at the start of the season, Quebecer Mathieu Perreault also sparked the red light in the victory.

Connor Hellebuyck meanwhile blocked 21 pucks in the win, being foiled by Leon Draisaitl, Adam Larsson, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Connor McDavid. His opposite Mikko Koskinen has been put to the test 32 times.

Grundstrom gives Kings win

In Saint Paul, Carl Grundstrom broke the tie late in the third period to allow the Los Angeles Kings to defeat the Minnesota Wild 2-1.

The 23-year-old unleashed a powerful wrist shot that beat goalkeeper Kaapo Kahkonen at the top of the net.

Kurtis MacDermid had scored the first success of the winners. It was his first net of the current campaign.

Goalkeeper Calvin Petersen also had his say in the win. The American repelled 32 of his rivals’ 33 shots. It was Joel Eriksson Ek who deprived him of his second career shutout on the Bettman Tour.

The 23-year-old Swede had his fourth goal in seven games this season.

Josi slices into overtime

Defenseman Roman Josi ended hostilities by scoring his first goal of the season in overtime to secure a 3-2 victory for the Predators over the Chicago Blackhawks in Nashville.

Yakov Trenin and Mikael Granlund were the other scorers for the Tennessee organization, which threw 36 shots on goaltender Malcolm Subban.

Dylan Strome and Mattias Janmark provided the Blackhawks response.

Veteran Pekka Rinne has said no 18 times to sign a first win this season and a career 360th.

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