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Colorado Ices Edmonton 5-2 - Recap

Colorado skated to a 5-2 victory over Edmonton on Saturday in NHL action at Pepsi Center.

Colorado was favored by -120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Colorado got goals from Jay McClement, Shane O'Brien, Jan Hejda, Paul Stastny, and Stefan Elliott in the victory. McClement opened the scoring at 4:35 of the first period.

Semyon Varlamov stopped 31 of 33 Edmonton shots in the victory.

Edmonton got goals from Ladislav Smid and Ryan Jones in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Devan Dubnyk stopped 24 of 28 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Colorado went 1-for-3, while the Oilers were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Edmonton outshot Colorado 33-29 in the game.

Next game, Colorado takes its act home to face Dallas looking for another win. For Edmonton, they head home to face Nashville.