Posted: Dec 9, 2011 10:35 PM by Jordan Mason
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - Sam Gagner scored a pair of goals and added an assist and the Edmonton Oilers snapped a two-game losing skid with a 4-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Friday.
Ben Eager and Jordan Eberle also scored for the Oilers (14-12-3) who had won just one of their previous six games. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had two assists to lead NHL rookies with 32 points.
Jay McClement scored for the Avalanche (13-16-1), who have lost three in a row and eight straight on the road.
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