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The New Jersey Devils scored two goals seven seconds apart late in the third to beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 on Thursday night at Rogers Place.

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The Devils have won five in a row while the Oilers snapped their winning streak at five.

The Oilers took the lead with 9:20 left in the first. Darnell Nurse broke up a two-on-one, sending Zach Hyman and Connor McDavid the other way on a two-on-one. Hyman fed McDavid for his twelfth season. Miles Wood took advantage of a neutral zone turnover to make it 1-1 about three minutes later.

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Eight minutes into the second, Derek Ryan tipped in a Tyson Berry shot to score for the second straight game. Devils goalie Mackenzie Blackwood left the game less than a minute after stretching to make a save on an Oilers power play. Leon Draisaitl beat Vitek Vanacek on the same advantage to give Edmonton a 3-1 win.

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Wood countered 1:14 into the third to pull the Devils within one. New Jersey kept up the pressure and finally tied it with 3:15 left when Ryan Graves’ shot trickled in by Stuart Skinner. On the ensuing center ice face-off, John Marino fed Jasper Brett on a breakaway to put the Devils ahead.

Before the game, Lee Fogolin and Ryan Smith were inducted into the Oilers Hall of Fame.

The Oilers, 7-4, host Dallas on Saturday (face-off show at 12:30 p.m., game at 2 p.m.).

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