Wild tame Oilers
|Wild tame Oilers|
Niklas Backstrom made 30 saves to help the Minnesota Wild defeat the struggling Edmonton Oilers 3-1 Wednesday night at Xcel Energy Center.
Minnesota won the game as -150 favorites, while the four goals went UNDER the posted over/under (5.5).
Andrew Brunette, Owen Nolan, and Guillaume Latendresse scored an empty net goal for the Wild.
Robert Nilsson replied in the loss for the Oilers.