Edmonton Ices Minnesota 4-1 - Recap
Edmonton earned a 4-1 victory over Minnesota behind a 2-goal performance from Jordan Eberle on Thursday at Rexall Place.
Edmonton was favored by -122 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went PUSH the consensus closing total of 5.
Edmonton got goals from Jordan Eberle (2), Ryan Smyth, and Lennart Petrell in the victory. Eberle opened the scoring at 15:57 of the first period.
Nikolai Khabibulin turned in a 30-save effort for the Oilers.
Dany Heatley scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Nikolai Khabibulin.
Niklas Backstrom stopped 27 of 31 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Edmonton went 1-for-4, while the Wild were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Edmonton heads into a battle against the Canucks. Minnesota, meanwhile, will have their next action against Colorado.