Pittsburgh Falls 2-1 to Oilers - Recap
Edmonton needed a shootout to earn a 2-1 victory over Pittsburgh on Sunday in NHL action at Rexall Place.
Edmonton was an underdog by +105 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
The win was clinched by Ales Hemsky, who beat Brent Johnson in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Edmonton. Edmonton got goals from Ryan Nugent-Hopkins in the victory. Nugent-Hopkins opened the scoring at 15:05 of the third period.
Devan Dubnyk turned in a 33-save effort for the Oilers.
Pittsburgh got a goal from Kris Letang in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Pittsburgh got a 34-stop effort from Brent Johnson in the loss.
On the power play, Edmonton went 0-for-5, while the Penguins were 1-for-8 with the man advantage.
Edmonton outshot Pittsburgh 35-34 in the game.
Edmonton looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Wild. The Penguins will aim to get back on the winning track vs Florida.