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RALEIGH, N.C. -- Defenseman Justin Schultz scored a power-play goal midway through the third period as the Edmonton Oilers capped a successful four-game road trip with a 2-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday afternoon.

Edmonton (24-36-9), with the worst road record in the Western Conference entering the game, went 2-1-1 on its trip and is now 9-4-2 in its last 15 games. Goalie Ben Scrivens, who allowed 10 goals in his last two starts, stopped 29 of 30 shots.

Meanwhile, the Hurricanes (29-30-9) had a 20-point January but have gone 4-10 since to fall out of the Eastern Conference playoff chase.

Left winger David Perron assisted on the Schultz goal, which snapped Edmonton's streak of four games without a man-advantage goal.

The Oilers had their most shots (33) in 16 games, but Carolina goalie Anton Khudobin was solid and the score was tied 1-1 until Schultz scored his ninth goal of the season and first in 10 games on a screen shot.

Edmonton also scored 6:43 into the game when forward Matt Hendricks made a centering pass from behind the net with Carolina defenseman Ryan Murphy in close coverage that ended up bouncing into the net off Carolina defenseman Jay Harrison, who was racing back on coverage.

After failing to cash in on two power-play chances, the Hurricanes tied it with 17.2 seconds left in the first period when center Jordan Staal batted in a rebound off his own shot as Scrivens got his skates twisted and fell into the net after making the initial blocker save. It was Staal's 14th goal and ninth point in the last six games.

Right winger Alexander Semin had his seven-game point streak snapped for the Hurricanes.

NOTES: Carolina LW Jiri Tlusty did not dress with a lower-body injury. ... Carolina and Edmonton met twice in a season for the first time in 12 years. ... Edmonton will play 10 of its final 13 games at home. ... Edmonton C Matt Hendicks scored his first point in the last 11 games with his first-period goal. ... Carolina has led after the first period just 16 times through 68 games. ... Carolina C Jordan Staal extended his point streak to a season-high six games with his first-period goal. ... Staal has seven points in seven career games against the Oilers. ... G Anton Khudobin was back in net for the Hurricanes after Cam Ward started the last three games. ... Edmonton, second in the NHL in blocked shots on the road, registered 16 blocks through the first two periods. ... Carolina RW Radek Dvorak left the game in the second period with an upper-body injury after playing just four shifts.

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