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Winnipeg rallies from 2-goal deficit, beats Edmonton 6-4

Nikolaj Ehlers had a goal and three assists and the Winnipeg Jets rallied from a two-goal deficit and beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-4 on Tuesday night.

Andrew Copp added two goals, including one into an empty net, and had two assists. Adam Lowry scored and set up two others for Winnipeg (5-2-0). Paul Stastny, with a goal and an assist, and Mathieu Perreault completed the scoring for the Jets, who got 22 saves from Connor Hellebuyck.

Connor McDavid and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins each had a goal and an assist. Leon Draisaitl and Adam Larsson also scored for Edmonton (3-5-0). Mikko Koskinen made 27 saves, and Darnell Nurse added three assists.

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck steers a shot by the Edmonton Oilers to the corner during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Fred GreensladeThe Canadian Press via AP)

Winnipeg head coach Paul Maurice was behind the bench for the 1,607th regular-season game of his NHL career, tying him with Al Arbour for fourth on the all-time list.

NOTES: The Oilers were playing the finale of a four-game road trip through Toronto and Winnipeg. ... Winnipeg was playing its sixth game in nine nights.

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Edmonton Oilers goaltender Mikko Koskinen (19) makes a save on Winnipeg Jets' Mark Scheifele (55) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Fred GreensladeThe Canadian Press via AP)

Oilers: Host Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday in first game of a two-game set.

Jets: Have three days off before resuming a seven-game homestand against the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday.

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Winnipeg Jets' Mason Appleton (22) collides with Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid (97) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Fred GreensladeThe Canadian Press via AP)

Winnipeg Jets' Adam Lowry (17) becomes entangled with Edmonton Oilers' Kyle Turris after a faceoff during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Fred GreensladeThe Canadian Press via AP)

Edmonton Oilers' goaltender Mikko Koskinen (19) loses his stick as the shot is deflected by Winnipeg Jets' Blake Wheeler (26) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Fred GreensladeThe Canadian Press via AP)

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) clears the puck as Dylan DeMelo (2) defends against Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid (97) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Fred GreensladeThe Canadian Press via AP)

Winnipeg Jets' Andrew Copp (9) scores on Edmonton Oilers goaltender Mikko Koskinen (19) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Fred GreensladeThe Canadian Press via AP)

Winnipeg Jets' Dylan DeMelo (2) clears the puck in front of goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) after a shot by Edmonton Oilers' Kailer Yamamoto (56) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Fred GreensladeThe Canadian Press via AP)