NHL

Benoit Pouliot scores twice, Oilers top Capitals 4-1

  • Washington Capitals' Marcus Johansson (90) and Edmonton Oilers' Patrick Maroon (19) rough it up as Dmitry Orlov (9) tries to hold back Patrick Maroon (19) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Washington Capitals' Marcus Johansson (90) and Edmonton Oilers' Patrick Maroon (19) rough it up as Dmitry Orlov (9) tries to hold back Patrick Maroon (19) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Washington Capitals' T.J. Oshie (77) battles for the puck with Edmonton Oilers' Andrej Sekera (2) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Washington Capitals' T.J. Oshie (77) battles for the puck with Edmonton Oilers' Andrej Sekera (2) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Washington Capitals' Daniel Winnik (26) is checked by Edmonton Oilers' Eric Gryba (62) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Washington Capitals' Daniel Winnik (26) is checked by Edmonton Oilers' Eric Gryba (62) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)  (The Associated Press)

Benoit Pouliot scored twice, Cam Talbot made 34 saves and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Washington Capitals 4-1 on Wednesday night to stretch their winning streak to four games.

Patrick Maroon and Milan Lucic also scored for the Oilers (6-1-0). They have won four of five games at Rogers Place, their new downtown arena.

Alex Ovechkin scored for the Capitals (3-2-1). Braden Holtby made 25 saves.