Recap - Oilers Defeat Minnesota 4-3
|Recap - Oilers Defeat Minnesota 4-3|
The Wild came up short Tuesday against the Oilers, falling 4-3 in a shootout.
The Oilers were a +175 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Taylor Hall clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 4 for the Oilers. David Perron, Jordan Eberle, and Jeff Petry each scored for the Oilers in the victory. Petry opened the scoring for Edmonton, finding the back of the net at 16:55 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Jordan Eberle and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins.
Viktor Fasth turned in a 28-save effort for the Oilers.
Jason Pominville, Zach Parise, and Jared Spurgeon scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Viktor Fasth.
Darcy Kuemper stopped 23 of 26 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Edmonton scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Minnesota went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Minnesota outshot Edmonton 31-26 in the game.
Edmonton heads into a battle against the Blues. Minnesota, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.