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@ Van 
L 1-5
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@ Cgy 
L 1-5
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@ Edm 
L 1-2
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vs. Van 
4:30 PM PT5:30 PM MT6:30 PM CT7:30 PM ET23:30 GMT7:30 4:30 PM MST5:30 PM CST6:30 PM EST3:30 UAE (+1)19:30 ET20:30 BRT
@ Ott 
4:30 PM PT5:30 PM MT6:30 PM CT7:30 PM ET23:30 GMT7:30 4:30 PM MST5:30 PM CST6:30 PM EST3:30 UAE (+1)19:30 ET20:30 BRT

Oilers beat Red Wings 2-1 to regain NHL lead

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Ethan Bear is off to a solid start with the surprising Edmonton Oilers.

Bear and James Neal scored, Mikko Koskinen made 25 saves and the Oilers beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Friday night to regain sole possession of the overall NHL lead.

Darnell Nurse had a pair of assists for the Oilers, who improved to 7-1-0.

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Leaders
Points: A. Mantha10
Plus/Minus: D. Larkin5
Shots on Goal: A. Mantha32
PIM: D. Helm15
Win: J. Bernier2
Shutouts: None 
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 19 (24)
Shots: 235 (20)
PP%: 9.5% (26)
Penalty Minutes: 75 (12)
Assists: 35 (21)
SH Goals: 0 (22)
Standings
Atlantic Division
  W L OTL Pts
Buffalo 7 1 1 15
Boston 5 1 2 12
Toronto 5 3 1 11
Montreal 4 2 2 10
Tampa Bay 4 3 1 9
Florida 3 2 3 9
Detroit 3 5 0 6
Ottawa 1 5 1 3
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 28 (9)
Shots Against: 274 (8)
PK%: 72.0% (26)
Penalty Minutes: 58 (21)
Shutouts: 0 (16)
Sv%: 0.898 (18)
Injuries
Date Player Status
10/1 J. Franzen Concussion-like symptoms (IR)
9/22 J. Ericsson Undisclosed injury (IR)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/17 C. Pearson Sent to minors Grand Rapids-AHL
10/15 E. Svechnikov Sent to minors Grand Rapids-AHL
10/8 R. Kuffner Sent to minors Grand Rapids-AHL
10/8 O. Kaski Sent to minors Grand Rapids-AHL
10/7 E. Svechnikov Called up from minors from Grand Rapids-AHL
10/7 O. Kaski Called up from minors from Grand Rapids-AHL
10/7 A. Biega Called up from minors from Grand Rapids-AHL
10/7 R. Kuffner Called up from minors from Grand Rapids-AHL
10/6 A. Biega Traded for David Pope
10/1 J. McIsaac Assigned to Junior Club Halifax-QMJHL