Minnesota vs Edmonton Recap - Wild Win 4-2
|Minnesota vs Edmonton Recap - Wild Win 4-2|
Minnesota earned a 4-2 victory over Edmonton behind a 2-goal performance from Kyle Brodziak on Thursday at Rexall Place.
The Wild were a +100 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Minnesota got goals from Kyle Brodziak (2), Brent Burns, and Guillaume Latendresse in the victory. Brodziak opened the scoring at 2:49 of the first period.
Niklas Backstrom turned in a 34-save effort for the Wild.
Shawn Horcoff and Ales Hemsky scored for the Oilers, finding the net behind Niklas Backstrom.
Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 21 of 24 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Minnesota went 1-for-3, while the Oilers were 2-for-10 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Edmonton by a margin of 36-25.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Canucks. The Oilers will aim to get back on the winning track vs San Jose.