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Oilers rally in third, end seven-game slide

Edmonton halts Islanders' winning streak

by Derek Van Diest / Correspondent

Draisaitl's stuff-in goal

NYI@EDM: Draisaitl gives the Oilers their first lead

2/28/16: Leon Draisaitl gets to a loose puck in front of the Islanders' net and jams it home, notching his 16th goal of the season for the lead

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EDMONTON -- The Edmonton Oilers scored three third-period goals to avenge their most lopsided loss of the season in a 3-1 win against the New York Islanders at Rexall Place on Sunday.

Anton Lander, Leon Draisaitl and Brandon Davidson scored for the Oilers (23-34-7) to end a seven-game losing streak. Goalie Cam Talbot made 36 saves for Edmonton, which lost 8-1 to the Islanders on Feb. 7 at Barclays Center.

"It feels pretty good to get this win, especially against a team that embarrassed us the last time we played them," Talbot said. "We had some redemption to take care of and we went out there and accomplished that tonight.

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Oilers play first game without Schultz, Purcell

Defenseman Pulock to make NHL debut for Islanders

by Derek Van Diest / Contributor

ISLANDERS (33-19-7) at OILERS (22-34-7)

TV: 9:30 p.m. ET; MSG+, SN, NHL.TV

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers will play their first game since trading defenseman Justin Schultz when they host the New York Islanders at Rexall Place on Sunday.

Schultz, 25, once considered a core piece of the Oilers' youth movement, was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins Saturday for a third-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft.

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