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Petrell, Hall lead Oilers past Jets 5-3

Lennart Petrell and Taylor Hall both had a goal and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers scored four times in the third period to beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 on Monday night.

Petrell assisted on Hall's winner midway through the third period as Edmonton earned its third win in four games. Ryan Whitney, Ryan Jones and Jordan Eberle also scored for the Oilers.

Edmonton improved its road record to 9-20-2 with the win.

Kyle Wellwood and Alex Burmistrov both scored in the second period for Winnipeg, while Nik Antropov added a goal with 1:10 left in the game.

Winnipeg defenseman Dustin Byfuglien added two assists to extend his points streak to a career-high seven games with two goals and 11 assists during that span.

Devan Dubnyk made 27 saves for the win, while Ondrej Pavelec stopped 20 shots for the Jets.

The loss may hurt Winnipeg in the long run. The eighth-place Jets had an opportunity to put distance between them and the idle Washington Capitals and Toronto Maple Leafs in the Eastern Conference. Those two teams are one and three points behind Winnipeg for the East's final playoff spot.

The Jets are now 4-1-2 in their last seven games. The Oilers are 3-3-0 in their last six.

Both teams used the power play to kick-start the game's scoring in the second period. Wellwood scored his 13th of the season while Hall was in the penalty box for hooking. Burmistrov sent a pass across the front of the net to Wellwood at the side of the crease and he slapped the puck past Dubnyk at 15:45.

Just 22 seconds later, Winnipeg forward Evander Kane was sent to the box for roughing, Whitney scored his second goal of the season with a low shot from just inside the blue line that went past a screened Pavelec.

Winnipeg made it 2-1 during a four on four with 31 seconds left in the period on a goal that looked a lot like Wellwood's.

This time, it was Byfuglien who sent a pass across the front of the net to Burmistrov at the side, and he fired in his 13th of the season.

Both teams went 2-for-3 on the power play. Heading into the game, the Oilers' power play was ranked third in the league at 21.2 percent, while Winnipeg's was eighth (18.9).

Jets right wing Blake Wheeler was called for high-sticking 34 seconds into the third period and Jones got his 14th goal when he poked the puck in during a scramble at the front of the net to make it 2-2.

Edmonton took a 3-2 lead 35 seconds later on a turnover. Petrell stole the puck from defenseman Randy Jones at Edmonton's blue line, skated in and sent a low wrist shot between Pavelec's pads at 2:29.

Hall scored his 23rd of the season with a shot from the high slot that went through Pavelec's legs. Eberle got his 28th at 17:34 and Antropov put in his ninth goal of the season during a power play 1:16 later.

Notes: Oilers goalie Nikolai Khabibulin, who began his NHL career with the original Jets franchise in 1994-95, didn't make the trip because of a groin injury. ... Jets defenseman Zach Bogosian missed his seventh straight game with an upper-body injury. ... Winnipeg is 4-1 against Northwest Division opponents this season. ... Edmonton hosts St. Louis on Wednesday. Florida visits Winnipeg on Thursday.