The Mzitro All-Stars are heading to victory over the Blackhawks

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Tyson Barry scored twice, Connor McDavid scored his 41st NHL goal, and the Edmonton Oilers headed into the All-Star break with a 7-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night.

McDavid, Leon Draisaitl and Zach Hyman each scored a goal and two assists, and Evander Kane and Ryan McLeod also scored for the Oilers (28-18-4). They are 7-0-1 in their last eight games.

“We took charge in the second period, but there are still a couple of things I’d like to clean up,” Oilers coach Jay Woodcroft said. “But our team is 10-3-2 since the Christmas break and you couldn’t write that better for us. I think we’ve made a move here, it’s a credit to our players.”

Jason Dickinson, Jonathan Towes and Taylor Radish scored for the Blackhawks (15-29-4). They have lost three of their last four.

“It was a great start, but we may have gotten off the hook a little bit than we did in the beginning,” Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane said. “It would have been nice to control it a little more by the second, as these are usually hit or miss spells.”

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