Wild Down Edmonton 3-2 - Match Report
Minnesota needed a shootout to earn a 3-2 victory over Edmonton on Wednesday in NHL action at Rexall Place.
Minnesota won as a +105 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played PUSH the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Kyle Brodziak clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 6 for the Wild. Kyle Brodziak and Devin Setoguchi each scored for the Wild in the victory. Setoguchi opened the scoring for Minnesota, finding the back of the net at 11:31 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Mikko Koivu and Dany Heatley.
Niklas Backstrom stopped 28 of 30 Edmonton shots in the victory.
Edmonton got goals from Jordan Eberle and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 27 of 29 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Minnesota went 1-for-6, while the Oilers were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Edmonton outshot Minnesota 30-29 in the game.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Devils. The Oilers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Columbus.