Recap - Oilers Defeat Dallas 5-1
|Recap - Oilers Defeat Dallas 5-1|
Dallas couldn't hang with the Oilers on Thursday as Edmonton blasted the Stars 5-1 at American Airlines Center.
The Oilers were a +117 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Ben Eager, Ales Hemsky, Sam Gagner, Jeff Petry, and Justin Schultz each scored for the Oilers in the victory. Gagner opened the scoring for Edmonton, finding the back of the net at 1:13 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Jeff Petry and Ales Hemsky.
Devan Dubnyk turned in a 33-save effort for the Oilers.
Jaromir Jagr scored for the Stars, finding the net behind Devan Dubnyk.
Dallas got a 33-stop effort from Kari Lehtonen in the loss.
Edmonton scored 1 time on 9 chances on the power play, while Dallas went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Dallas lost the shots on goal battle to Edmonton by a margin of 38-34.
Next game, Edmonton takes its act on the road to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Dallas, they head home to face St. Louis.