Minnesota Ices Edmonton 2-1 - Recap
|Minnesota Ices Edmonton 2-1 - Recap|
The Oilers came up short Thursday against the Wild, falling 2-1 in a shootout.
Minnesota won as a -153 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
The win was clinched by Devin Setoguchi, who beat Nikolai Khabibulin in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Minnesota. Minnesota got goals from Matt Cullen in the victory. Cullen opened the scoring at 8:18 of the second period.
Niklas Backstrom stopped 21 of 22 Edmonton shots in the victory.
Ryan Smyth scored for the Oilers, finding the net behind Niklas Backstrom.
Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 34 of 35 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Minnesota scored 0 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Edmonton went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 35-22.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Red Wings. The Oilers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Vancouver.