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Washington, DC (SportsNetwork. Blank Belgium Jersey .com) - Teddy Purcell scored the winner in the fourth round of the shootout as the Edmonton Oilers rallied for a 5-4 win over the Washington Capitals. Edmonton scored twice late in the third period to tie the game, and Purcell gave them the win when he buried a wrister past Braden Holtby. Purcell, Derek Roy, Nikita Nikitin and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins all scored in regulation for the Oilers, who have won their last two. Viktor Fasth stopped 20 shots. We can definitely take some positives out of this, said Edmonton head coach Todd Nelson. It was a good character win. The guys stuck with it. Alex Ovechkin scored twice for the Capitals, who have dropped three straight, Nicklas Backstrom and Jay Beagle also lit the lamp, while Holtby allowed four goals on 31 shots. We had this game in pretty good control and then we played that way, said Holtby. Its frustrating and not how we want to play, myself included. Purcell brought the Oilers within 4-3 on a snap shot from the left circle that beat Holtby over his glove with 4:11 to play, and Nugent-Hopkins tied the contest with 1:07 left and Fasth on the bench for an extra attacker on a wrister from the right circle. Ovechkin scored the first two goals of the game, with the first coming on a one-timer from the top of the left circle just 1:48 in. The second was another one-timer from near the same spot on a power play at 13:58. Roy got the Oilers on the board less than a minute later when he tapped home a rebound of a Nail Yakupov shot, but the Caps got the goal back less than three minutes after that when Beagle tipped in a shot from John Carlson. The only goal of the second period came from Edmonton in the waning seconds of the frame, as Nikitin made it a one-goal game with a quick one-timer off a faceoff win with 3.6 seconds left on a power play. Backstroms 15th of the season 6:38 into the third gave the Caps a 4-2 lead. Game Notes Washington plays at Columbus next Tuesday ... Edmonton hosts Minnesota next Tuesday ... Washington went 1-for-2 on the power play, while Edmonton was 1- for-6. Toby Alderweireld Jersey . -- Kyrie Irvings last-minute 3-pointer helped seal another victory for Cleveland -- and the Cavaliers longest winning streak since LeBron James left. Nacer Chadli Belgium Jersey . Perez, 35, posted a 1-2 record with a 3.69 earned-run average in 19 relief appearances last season. His season ended Aug. 9 due to a torn ligament in his left elbow. Perez joins infielder Andy LaRoche and catcher Mike Nickeas with minor-league agreements for 2014 that include invitations to attend spring training. RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Derrick Rose missed the first NBA game played in South America on Saturday, sitting out the Chicago Bulls 83-81 victory over the Washington Wizards with soreness in his surgically repaired left knee. The NBA stars absence disappointed a sellout crowd of 13,635 at the HSBC Arena in Rio -- the gymnastics venue at the 2016 Olympics -- where the top ticket price for the preseason game was 2,000 Brazilian reals ($915). Taj Gibson led the Bulls with 18 points and Luol Deng added 14. Bradley Beal paced Washington with 16. Rose had played two preseason games without any sign of problems, but Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said the knee flared up in practice Friday and Rose ended his work about halfway through the session. "We wanted to see where he was today, but he wasnt as well as we would have liked," Thibodeau said. "He still had the soreness. So we anticipated giving him time off. We view our training camp as the entire month. So if he needs a day, or a couple of days well do that." Kirk Hinrich started at point guard in Roses absence and finished with eight points and three assists. "Its more, I think, just a precaution. Hes coming off a really big injury. Were not too worried," Hinrich said. "Hes been good all camp and Im assuming everybody is expecting him to be ready. "Coming back from a big injury like that, you dont want to push it too hard, too fast." Chicaggo led 44-35 at halftime and was in control most of the way until Washington took a 79-77 lead with 5:42 left on Glen Rices 3-pointer. Eden Hazard Jersey. Fans started chanting late in the game "Rose, Rose," hoping to see him take the floor, but Thibodeau plans on playing it safe with his star point guard. "In training camp when guys get sore, you usually rest them," he said. "You are always concerned with injuries or soreness. We knew coming into the season hes coming off a major injury." Rose hoped to be ready for the Bulls next game, at home Wednesday against the Pistons. "I know that I should be ready to go next game," he said. Chicagos Joakim Noah also missed the game, sitting out with a groin injury. "Over the course of a season you are always going to have different issues in terms of health," Thibodeau said. "So we expect when someone is out, the next man will step up and get the job done. We had a lot of guys do that last year and we expect the same next year." Brazilian great Oscar Schmidt got a rousing welcome from the fans, but Wizards centre Nene, who grew up near Sao Paulo, was jeered as he took the floor. And he was jeered each time he went to the free-throw line. Many Brazil fans are unhappy because Nene seldom plays for the national team, and Schmidt has criticized him for not doing so. Chicago is 3-0 in the preseason and Washington is 0-2. 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