Recap - Oilers Defeat Nashville 3-0
|Recap - Oilers Defeat Nashville 3-0|
Nashville was shut out 3-0 on Thursday, stoned by Ilya Bryzgalov who stopped all 33 shots fired his way.
Edmonton was an underdog by +129 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Jordan Eberle, Taylor Hall, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins each scored for the Oilers in the victory. Nugent-Hopkins opened the scoring for Edmonton, finding the back of the net at 5:32 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Jeff Petry and Jordan Eberle.
Ilya Bryzgalov turned in a 33-save effort for the Oilers.
Nashville got a 25-stop effort from Marek Mazanec in the loss.
On the power play, Edmonton went 0-for-3, while the Predators were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Nashville by a margin of 33-28.
Edmonton heads into a battle against the Blue Jackets. Nashville, meanwhile, will have their next action against Philadelphia.