NEW YORK -- The Edmonton Oilers won for just the 10th time on the road this season, turning back the New York Rangers 2-1 on Thursday at Madison Square Garden.
Edmonton right winger Nail Yakupov blasted a wrist shot for the game-winner at 18:42. His 11th goal came at the top of the slot and broke a 1-1 tie.
New York (31-24-3) saw its four-game win streak end.
Edmonton 20-33-6) goaltender Ben Scrivens stopped 36 shots, 12 in the third period including a point-blank stop of center Brian Boyle's wrist shot midway through the period that would have given the Rangers the lead. Goalie Cam Talbot registered 29 saves for the Rangers.
Scrivens solidified the Oilers goaltender carousel since coming over in a trade with the Los Angeles Kings on Jan. 15. He's posted a 2.21 goals-against-average and set an NHL record for most saves, 59, in a shutout against San Jose.
He also blanked the Rangers 1-0 in November with the Kings.
Talbot was making his first start since losing to the New York Islanders 5-3 on Jan. 21. Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist started the five previous games before Thursday.
There was only one penalty called in the game. Rangers' left winger Daniel Carcillo was called for slashing in the second period.
The Rangers drew even at 1 just 22 seconds into the second period. Center Mats Zuccarello sent a cross-zone pass that center Derick Brassard one-timed for his 11th goal this season. Brassard scored three goals in his last five games. The play began when left winger Benoit Pouliot pried the puck loose on the far boards.
Edmonton grabbed a quick 1-0 lead when left winger Ryan Smyth poked home his eighth goal of the season and 384th of his career at 2:56. The Rangers were unorganized in their own end and left winger David Perron took advantage. He fired a shot that Talbot stopped up high, but lost the rebound to Smyth from in close.
NOTES: The Oilers and Rangers last met on Oct. 22, 2011. ... The Rangers became the fifth team in NHL history to play 6,000 games. ... Edmonton has used five goaltenders this season who have combined for a 3.31 goals-against average, which ranks last in the league. ... Rangers C Mats Zuccarello has five assists in his last five games.