Atlanta Falls 5-3 to Oilers - Recap
|Atlanta Falls 5-3 to Oilers - Recap|
Taylor Hall sniped 3 goals in leading Edmonton to a 5-3 win over Atlanta on Saturday at Rexall Place.
Bettors who backed the Oilers were rewarded as +100 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Edmonton got goals from Taylor Hall (3), Ales Hemsky, and Magnus Paajarvi in the victory. Paajarvi opened the scoring at 14:57 of the second period.
Devan Dubnyk turned in a 28-save effort for the Oilers.
Atlanta got goals from Andrew Ladd, Dustin Byfuglien, and Evander Kane in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Chris Mason stopped 21 of 25 shots for the Thrashers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Edmonton scored 3 times on 7 chances on the power play, while Atlanta went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Atlanta outshot Edmonton 31-26 in the game.
Edmonton looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Wild. The Thrashers will aim to get back on the winning track at Buffalo.