Colorado vs Edmonton Wrap - Edmonton Wins 6-4
|Colorado vs Edmonton Wrap - Edmonton Wins 6-4|
Edmonton got a pair of goals from Ales Hemsky as the Oilers skated to a 6-4 victory over Colorado on Saturday at Rexall Place.
Edmonton was favored by -142 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Edmonton got goals from Ales Hemsky (2), Jordan Eberle (2), Magnus Paajarvi, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins in the victory. Hemsky opened the scoring at 19:56 of the first period.
Nikolai Khabibulin turned in a 16-save effort for the Oilers.
John Mitchell, Cody McLeod, Jamie McGinn, and Matt Duchene scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Nikolai Khabibulin.
Semyon Varlamov stopped 50 of 55 shots for the Avalanche, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Edmonton scored 2 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Colorado went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Edmonton outshot Colorado 56-29 in the game.
Edmonton heads into a battle against the Kings. Colorado, meanwhile, will have their next action against Nashville.