Oilers Fall 3-2 Against New York - Game Recap
New York skated to a 3-2 victory over Edmonton on Thursday in NHL action at Nassau Coliseum.
New York was favored by -145 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 6.
New York got goals from Kyle Okposo, Josh Bailey, and John Tavares in the victory. Bailey opened the scoring at 9:59 of the first period.
Evgeni Nabokov turned in a 27-save effort for the Islanders.
Edmonton got goals from Taylor Hall (2) in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Devan Dubnyk stopped 37 of 40 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 1-for-5, while the Oilers were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
New York outshot Edmonton 40-29 in the game.
New York heads into a battle against the Hurricanes. Edmonton, meanwhile, will have their next action against Ottawa.