Recap - Oilers Defeat Montreal 3-1
|Recap - Oilers Defeat Montreal 3-1|
The Oilers earned a 3-1 victory over the Canadiens on Tuesday at Bell Centre.
Edmonton was an underdog by +130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
Edmonton got goals from Ryan Smyth, Tom Gilbert, and Ryan Jones in the victory. Jones opened the scoring at 4:38 of the second period.
Nikolai Khabibulin turned in a 28-save effort for the Oilers.
Max Pacioretty scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Nikolai Khabibulin.
Montreal got an 11-stop effort from Carey Price in the loss.
On the power play, Edmonton went 0-for-2, while the Canadiens were 0-for-6 with the man advantage.
Montreal outshot Edmonton 29-14 in the game.
Next game, Edmonton takes its act on the road to face Boston looking for another win. For Montreal, they head on the road to face Phoenix.