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Yamamoto, Pakarinen score twice in Oilers win against Canucks @NHL

Kailer Yamamoto and Iiro Pakarinen each scored two goals to lift the Edmonton Oilers to a 5-3 win against the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Place.

Yamamoto, selected with the No. 22 pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, has scored in three straight games. He put Edmonton ahead 2-1 at 5:17 of the second period, and Pakarinen scored shorthanded at 9:31 to make it 3-1.

After Anton Rodin scored to get the Canucks within 3-2 at 4:03 of the third, Pakarinen's second goal made it 4-2 at 4:41. Yamamoto scored on the power play at 12:38 for a 5-2 Oilers lead.

Defenseman Jalen Chatfield scored his second goal in two games to make it 5-3 at 14:23.

Michael Carcone scored a power-play goal 13:17 into the first period to give Vancouver a 1-0 lead, but Leon Draisaitl's goal tied it 1-1 with 36 second left in the period.

Laurent Brossoit made 23 saves for the Oilers, and Richard Bachman had 28 for the Canucks.

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