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The Oilers scored 4 unanswered goals in the 3rd period, and beat the Avalanche 6-3 at Pepsi Center

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Posted at 11:16 PM, Nov 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-24 01:16:22-05
DENVER (AP) -- Connor McDavid extended his scoring surge with a goal and two assists in the third period, Milan Lucic had four points and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-3 on Wednesday night.
 
   McDavid, the NHL's leading scorer, has four goals and four assists in Edmonton's three-game winning streak.
 
   The Oilers trailed 3-2 entering the third but scored three times in the first 7:25. Lucic tied it 32 seconds in when he knocked in McDavid's shot on goalie Semyon Varlamov.
 
   Lucic finished with a season-high three assists. Nate MacKinnon had a goal and an assist for the Avs, while Rene Bourque had two goals.  
 
   McDavid gave Edmonton a 4-3 lead when his shot from the backboards went off Varlamov and in at 6:35. The second-year star then assisted on Leon Draisaitl's goal 55 seconds later.
 
   Draisaitl also had an assist, Jordan Eberle had two goals and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins also scored for Edmonton.
 
   Cam Talbot finished with 25 saves.