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Yamamoto had the opening goal for the Oilers early in the second period, then added an assist later in the same period. He finished with a plus-two rating, two shots on goal, 2 blocked shots and one hit in 20:48 of ice time.
Yamamoto now has 16 goals and 13 assists in 62 games played this season. He has been playing well recently with a goal and an assist in four of his last five games.
Yamamoto had the primary assist on the Oilers first goal then added an insurance goal late in the third period to secure their win over Tampa Bay.
The former first round pick has put up 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist) in his last two games and now has 23 points (13 goals, 10 assists) in 58 games this season.
Kailer Yamamoto lit the lamp in the first and third periods and assisted on Connor McDavid's second period goal in the Oilers' 6-5 overtime loss to the Devils.
Yamamoto's three points brought his season total to 11 and was a +1 for this game. He is also up to 34 hits. The Oilers could certainly use some extra help outside of their top line and would welcome an offensive surge from his position. He remains off the ice during power plays which certainly limits his opportunities.
Kailer Yamamoto lit the lamp with 28 seconds left in the game to secure Edmonton's 5-4 victory over St. Louis. He also added an assist earlier in the contest.
Yamamoto has struggled to begin the season with only four points in 14 contests. However, playing along Leon Draisaitl and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins should allow for plenty of point opportunities going forward.
Yamamoto's goal came early in the second period to give Edmonton the lead they would not relinquish against Nashville.
He began the season ice cold but has scored a point in each of the last two games.