New Jersey vs Edmonton Recap - Oilers Win 5-4
Edmonton earned a 5-4 victory over New Jersey on Monday, but needed a shootout to do it at Rexall Place.
Edmonton won as a -125 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
David Perron clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Oilers. Edmonton got goals from Andrew Ference, David Perron, Taylor Hall, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins in the victory. Nugent-Hopkins opened the scoring at 5:43 of the third period.
Jason LaBarbera turned in a 21-save effort for the Oilers.
New Jersey got goals from Jaromir Jagr, Patrik Elias, Michael Ryder, and Damien Brunner in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Martin Brodeur stopped 23 of 27 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Edmonton scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while New Jersey went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
New Jersey lost the shots on goal battle to Edmonton by a margin of 27-25.
Next game, Edmonton takes its act home to face Montreal looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head on the road to face Vancouver.