EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Leon Draisaitl each scored three goals as the Edmonton Oilers powered their way to an 8-4 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night.

Draisaitl added an assist, Connor McDavid had a goal and three assists, and Zack Kassian also scored for the Oilers (34-34-8), who moved within five points of a wild card in the Western Conference playoff race with six games remaining.

Alex Iafallo, Drew Doughty, Dustin Brown and Carl Grundstrom scored for the Kings (28-40-8), who had won three straight.

Los Angeles started the scoring just more than two minutes into the opening period as Iafallo stepped into a shot from the high slot that hit a stick and beat Oilers goalie Mikko Koskinen

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