Edmonton vs Toronto Recap - Oilers Win 5-0
The battle between the Oilers and Maple Leafs didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Toronto was handed a 5-0 defeat on Thursday at Air Canada Centre.
Bettors who backed the Oilers were rewarded as +147 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Edmonton got goals from Taylor Hall (2), Sam Gagner, Ryan Jones, and Jordan Eberle in the victory. Eberle opened the scoring at 3:10 of the first period.
Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 33 of 33 Toronto shots in the victory.
Jean-Sebastien Giguere stopped 10 of 13 shots for the Maple Leafs, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Edmonton scored 0 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Toronto went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Toronto by a margin of 33-19.
Next game, Edmonton takes its act home to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Toronto, they head home to face Boston.