Recap - Devils Defeat Edmonton 4-3
|Recap - Devils Defeat Edmonton 4-3|
The Devils earned a 4-3 victory over the Oilers on Friday at Prudential Center.
New Jersey was favored by -205 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
New Jersey got goals from Brian Rolston, Ilya Kovalchuk, Mattias Tedenby, and Alexander Vasyunov in the victory. Vasyunov opened the scoring at 15:43 of the first period.
Martin Brodeur turned in a 21-save effort for the Devils.
Colin Fraser (2) and Sam Gagner scored for the Oilers, finding the net behind Martin Brodeur.
Devan Dubnyk stopped 35 of 39 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New Jersey went 2-for-3, while the Oilers were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
New Jersey outshot Edmonton 39-24 in the game.
New Jersey looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bruins. The Oilers will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.