Edmonton Ices Buffalo 3-2 - Recap
Ilya Bryzgalov made 42 stops Monday to lead the Oilers over the Sabres 3-2 at First Niagara Center.
Edmonton was favored by -115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went PUSH the consensus closing total of 5.
Edmonton got goals from Matt Hendricks, Jeff Petry, and Justin Schultz in the victory. Petry opened the scoring at 0:32 of the first period.
Ilya Bryzgalov turned in a 42-save effort for the Oilers.
Buffalo got goals from Steve Ott and Drew Stafford in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Jhonas Enroth stopped 25 of 28 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Edmonton went 0-for-5, while the Sabres were 1-for-6 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Buffalo by a margin of 44-28.
Next game, Edmonton takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Buffalo, they head home to face Pittsburgh.