Recap - Oilers Defeat Vancouver 5-2
|Recap - Oilers Defeat Vancouver 5-2|
Vancouver was unable to break down Ben Scrivens on Saturday, firing 42 shots but scoring only 2 times in a 5-2 loss against the Oilers.
Edmonton was an underdog by +110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Edmonton got goals from Jordan Eberle, Jeff Petry, Will Acton, Roman Horak, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins in the victory. Horak opened the scoring at 2:14 of the first period.
Ben Scrivens stopped 40 of 42 Vancouver shots in the victory.
Shawn Matthias and Zack Kassian scored for the Canucks, finding the net behind Ben Scrivens.
Vancouver got a 17-stop effort from Jacob Markstrom in the loss.
Edmonton scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while Vancouver went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Vancouver by a margin of 42-22.