Edmonton Ices Vancouver 7-2 - Recap
The battle between the Oilers and Canucks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Vancouver was handed a 7-2 defeat on Saturday at Rexall Place.
Bettors who backed the Oilers were rewarded as +102 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.
Nail Yakupov (3), Jordan Eberle (2), Jerred Smithson, and Justin Schultz each scored for the Oilers in the victory. Eberle opened the scoring for Edmonton, finding the back of the net at 18:40 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Justin Schultz and Nick Schultz.
Devan Dubnyk stopped 28 of 30 Vancouver shots in the victory.
Derek Roy and Tom Sestito scored for the Canucks, finding the net behind Devan Dubnyk.
Roberto Luongo stopped 30 of 37 shots for the Canucks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Edmonton scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Vancouver went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Edmonton outshot Vancouver 37-30 in the game.