Oilers Down Tampa Bay 5-3 - Match Report
Edmonton got a pair of goals from Jordan Eberle as the Oilers skated to a 5-3 victory over Tampa Bay on Sunday at Rexall Place.
Bettors who backed the Oilers were rewarded as +140 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Edmonton got goals from Jordan Eberle (2), Boyd Gordon, Luke Gazdic, and Taylor Hall in the victory. Eberle opened the scoring at 4:18 of the first period.
Ilya Bryzgalov turned in a 24-save effort for the Oilers.
Tampa Bay got goals from Valtteri Filppula, Victor Hedman, and Nikita Kucherov in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Anders Lindback stopped 21 of 25 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Edmonton scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while Tampa Bay went 1-for-1 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 27-26.
Next game, Edmonton takes its act home to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head on the road to face Winnipeg.