Devils Down Edmonton 2-1 - Match Report
The Oilers came up short Friday against the Devils, falling 2-1.
New Jersey won as a -168 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Andrei Loktionov and Jon Merrill each scored for the Devils in the victory. Loktionov opened the scoring for New Jersey, finding the back of the net at 11:01 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Bryce Salvador and Jaromir Jagr.
Cory Schneider stopped 19 of 20 Edmonton shots in the victory.
Taylor Hall scored for the Oilers, finding the net behind Cory Schneider.
Edmonton got a 22-stop effort from Ilya Bryzgalov in the loss.
New Jersey scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Edmonton went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 24-20.
New Jersey looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Capitals. The Oilers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Minnesota.