Recap - Rangers Defeat Edmonton 8-2
|Recap - Rangers Defeat Edmonton 8-2|
The battle between the Rangers and Oilers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Edmonton was handed an 8-2 defeat on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.
New York was favored by -160 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Marian Gaborik (3), Alexander Frolov (2), Ruslan Fedotenko, Brian Boyle, and Artem Anisimov each scored for the Rangers in the victory. Gaborik opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 1:35 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Erik Christensen and Alexander Frolov.
Martin Biron stopped 19 of 21 Edmonton shots in the victory.
Shawn Horcoff and Ryan Jones scored for the Oilers, finding the net behind Martin Biron.
Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 23 of 31 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 0-for-2, while the Oilers were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 31-21.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Penguins. The Oilers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Chicago.