Colorado vs Edmonton Wrap - Edmonton Wins 8-2
The battle between the Oilers and Avalanche didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Colorado was handed an 8-2 defeat on Thursday at Rexall Place.
Edmonton won as a +116 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Taylor Hall (3), Ales Hemsky, Sam Gagner, David Perron, Jordan Eberle, and Mark Arcobello each scored for the Oilers in the victory. Hall opened the scoring for Edmonton, finding the back of the net at 3:44 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Philip Larsen.
Devan Dubnyk turned in a 33-save effort for the Oilers.
Colorado got goals from P.A. Parenteau and Nick Holden in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Colorado got a 20-stop effort from Semyon Varlamov in the loss.
Edmonton scored 3 times on 7 chances on the power play, while Colorado went 0-for-6 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Colorado by a margin of 35-28.
Next game, Edmonton takes its act home to face Calgary looking for another win. For Colorado, they head on the road to face Calgary.