Oilers Down Vancouver 3-2 - Match Report
|Oilers Down Vancouver 3-2 - Match Report|
Edmonton needed a shootout to earn a 3-2 victory over Vancouver on Sunday in NHL action at Rogers Arena.
Edmonton was an underdog by +125 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
The win was clinched by Ales Hemsky, who beat Roberto Luongo in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Edmonton. Edmonton got goals from Ales Hemsky and Jordan Eberle in the victory. Eberle opened the scoring at 19:56 of the second period.
Devan Dubnyk turned in a 27-save effort for the Oilers.
Alexander Edler and Zack Kassian scored for the Canucks, finding the net behind Devan Dubnyk.
Roberto Luongo stopped 30 of 32 shots for the Canucks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Edmonton went 1-for-4, while the Canucks were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Vancouver lost the shots on goal battle to Edmonton by a margin of 32-29.
Edmonton looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sharks. The Canucks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Calgary.