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Mike Hoffman scores in overtime, lifts Senators to 4-3 win over Oilers

  • Ottawa Senators' Chris Neil (25) is checked by Edmonton Oilers' Keith Aulie (22) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, in Edmonton, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)

    Ottawa Senators' Chris Neil (25) is checked by Edmonton Oilers' Keith Aulie (22) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, in Edmonton, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)  (The Associated Press)

  • Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) makes the save as Edmonton Oilers' Jordan Eberle (14) tries to bat the puck out of the air during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, in Edmonton, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)

    Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) makes the save as Edmonton Oilers' Jordan Eberle (14) tries to bat the puck out of the air during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, in Edmonton, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)  (The Associated Press)

  • Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) makes the save on Edmonton Oilers' Jordan Eberle (14) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, in Edmonton, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)

    Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) makes the save on Edmonton Oilers' Jordan Eberle (14) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, in Edmonton, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)  (The Associated Press)

Mike Hoffman scored a pair of goals, including the overtime winner, and the Ottawa Senators snapped a three-game skid by beating the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 Thursday night.

Hoffman sent a shot from the slot under the arm of Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens 2:39 into overtime to secure the win for the Senators, who wasted a 3-0 lead.

Alex Chiasson and Milan Michalek also scored for the Senators (8-4-4) who are 3-1-2 in their last six outings.

Leon Draisaitl, Jordan Eberle and Jeff Petry responded for the Oilers (6-9-2) who have lost two in a row.