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Jordan Eberle's big night powers Edmonton Oilers past Carolina Hurricanes 6-3

  • Edmonton Oilers' Jordan Eberle (14) scores on Carolina Hurricanes' Anton Khudobin (31) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Edmonton, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)

    Edmonton Oilers' Jordan Eberle (14) scores on Carolina Hurricanes' Anton Khudobin (31) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Edmonton, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)  (The Associated Press)

  • Carolina Hurricanes' Anton Khudobin (31) stops Edmonton Oilers' Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (93) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Edmonton, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)

    Carolina Hurricanes' Anton Khudobin (31) stops Edmonton Oilers' Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (93) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Edmonton, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)  (The Associated Press)

  • Carolina Hurricanes' Chris Terry (25) crashes into Edmonton Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens (30) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Edmonton, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)

    Carolina Hurricanes' Chris Terry (25) crashes into Edmonton Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens (30) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Edmonton, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)  (The Associated Press)

Jordan Eberle had two goals and an assist, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 6-3 on Friday night for their third consecutive victory.

Jesse Joensuu, Leon Draisaitl, Matt Hendricks and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins also scored for the Oilers, who have rebounded from a difficult start to the season.

Riley Nash, Jeff Skinner and Jay Harrison had Carolina's goals. The Hurricanes are the only winless team in the NHL, off to a franchise-worst 0-5-2 start.

Edmonton grabbed control with four goals in the third. Draisaitl put the Oilers ahead to stay with he made it 4-3 at 12:55.