Minnesota vs Edmonton Recap - Wild Win 3-1
|Minnesota vs Edmonton Recap - Wild Win 3-1|
The Wild earned a 3-1 victory over the Oilers on Friday at Rexall Place.
Minnesota was an underdog by +108 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
Andrew Brunette, Brent Burns, and Jared Spurgeon each scored for the Wild in the victory. Burns opened the scoring for Minnesota, finding the back of the net at 14:30 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Mikko Koivu and Pierre-Marc Bouchard.
Jose Theodore turned in a 28-save effort for the Wild.
Edmonton got a goal from Teemu Hartikainen in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Edmonton got a 24-stop effort from Devan Dubnyk in the loss.
Minnesota scored 3 times on 7 chances on the power play, while Edmonton went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Edmonton by a margin of 29-27.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Stars. The Oilers will aim to get back on the winning track at Colorado.