Calgary Ices Edmonton 4-1 - Recap
The Oilers came up short Saturday against the Flames, falling 4-1.
Calgary was an underdog by +175 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Calgary got goals from Dennis Wideman, Mikael Backlund, Maxwell Reinhart, and Sven Baertschi in the victory. Backlund opened the scoring at 0:26 of the first period.
Joey MacDonald turned in a 28-save effort for the Flames.
Lennart Petrell scored for the Oilers, finding the net behind Joey MacDonald.
Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 34 of 38 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Calgary went 1-for-5, while the Oilers were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Calgary by a margin of 38-29.
Next game, Calgary takes its act home to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Edmonton, they head home to face Minnesota.