Nashville vs Edmonton Recap - Oilers Win 2-1
|Nashville vs Edmonton Recap - Oilers Win 2-1|
It came down to a shootout and Martin Gerber foiled the opposition in a 2-1 victory for Edmonton over Nashville Tuesday.
Bettors who backed the Oilers were rewarded as +140 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
The win was clinched by Linus Omark, who beat Pekka Rinne in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Edmonton. Edmonton got goals from Jim Vandermeer in the victory. Vandermeer opened the scoring at 13:26 of the first period.
Martin Gerber turned in a 34-save effort for the Oilers.
Nashville got a goal from Blake Geoffrion in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Pekka Rinne stopped 25 of 26 shots for the Predators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Edmonton scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Nashville went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Nashville outshot Edmonton 35-26 in the game.
Edmonton looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blue Jackets. The Predators will aim to get back on the winning track at Vancouver.