Mark Scheifele and Neal Pionk reacted for the Jets (9-6-1). The Jets took advantage of the space, with Pionk sending a long slapshot into the top left corner of the Oilers net 1:28 into the final frame. Hellebuyck dived to stop a shot by Nugent-Hopkins, but couldn't manage the rebound. The objective extended Scheifele's point streak to eight video games.
Oilers star notch 500th profession NHL point:
Connor McDavid's help on the video game's opening goal pressed him to a profession milestone in a 3-2 win over the Jets. 1:11. Winnipeg's Paul Stastny was currently in package when Edmonton's Ryan Nugent-Hopkins was called for slashing, developing 39 seconds of 4-on-4 hockey.
The Jets made the most of the area, with Pionk sending out a long slapshot into the top left corner of the Oilers net 1:28 into the last frame. Winnipeg was 1-for-5 on the power play.
The Oilers were 1-for-6, taking advantage of the man benefit midway through the 2nd after Nathan Beaulieu was required tripping.
Hellebuyck dived to stop a shot by Nugent-Hopkins, however could not control the rebound. The puck popped out to Draisaitl, who riffled it in under the crossbar for his second objective of the game.
Edmonton began off the night with a turning point objective as McDavid gathered his 500th NHL point.
The Oilers captain sliced a pass to Puljujarvi at the top of the slot and winger took a couple of strides before ripping a wrist shot past Hellebuyck to open the scoring 3:45 into the game.
Twenty-one seconds later on, Draisaitl doubled the lead.
Tyler Ennis fed the German forward a pass across the neutral zone and Draisaitl got a fast shot off, cruising the bar over Hellebuyck's right pad.
The Jets clawed an objective back prior to completion of the duration after Edmonton defenceman Darnell Nurse was required high sticking.
Scheifele patiently waited in the right face-off circle for his minute before putting a shot through the legs of Edmonton's Adam Larsson and over Smith's glove, cutting the Oilers' result in 2-1 heading into the first intermission.
The goal extended Scheifele's point streak to 8 games. He has five goals and 7 assists across the stretch.
Both teams will be back in action on Friday. The Oilers will be in Calgary to battle the Flames while the Jets head to Vancouver for a tilt with the Canucks.