Purcell's OT winner caps Oilers' comeback win over Ducks

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The Edmonton Oilers simply refused to give up Tuesday in Anaheim.

Down by a goal to the Ducks on three separate occasions, two of which came courtesy of Corey Perry's first multi-goal outburst of the season, the Oilers tied the game at three on a third-period goal by Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, and pushed the game to extra time.

There, Teddy Purcell broke into the Ducks' zone and went backhand shelf on Frederik Andersen to bring the contest to a close.

(Courtesy: NHL.com)

Earlier in the game, Leon Draisaitl scored his fourth goal in six games, and recorded his second three-point game of the season. Defenseman Oscar Klefbom also stayed hot with his second goal in three games.

On top of Anders Nilsson's 34 saves en route to his third win, he also drew an assist on Purcell's game-winning goal.

For the Ducks, who came out on top in the shots battle by a margin of 37-27, Shawn Horcoff complemented Perry's pair with a goal of his own, marking his 500th career point.

With the win, the resilient Oilers improve to 6-10-0, leapfrogging the idle and rival Calgary Flames into sixth place in the Pacific Division, where they now sit two points back of the Ducks.

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