Oilers allow four first-period goals against Hurricanes
Jesper Fast opened the scoring just over 10 minutes in, batting a rebound past Skinner for his second on the year. Jack Drury got his first of the season less than a minute later followed by goals from Teuvo Teravainen and Seth Jarvis, all within a span of five minutes from the Hurricanes' first score.
Carolina went on to win the game 6-3.
Skinner stopped 10 of the 14 shots he faced before departing. He came into Wednesday's outing with a .873 save percentage and a goals-against average of 3.39.
Edmonton entered play Wednesday ranked 30th in the NHL in goals allowed per game (3.88) and dead last in save percentage (.873).