Recap - Wild Defeat Edmonton 3-1
|Recap - Wild Defeat Edmonton 3-1|
Minnesota got a pair of goals from Matt Cullen as the Wild skated to a 3-1 victory over Edmonton on Thursday at Rexall Place.
Minnesota won as a +105 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Minnesota got goals from Matt Cullen (2) and Devin Setoguchi in the victory. Cullen opened the scoring at 15:02 of the second period.
Niklas Backstrom turned in a 27-save effort for the Wild.
Ryan Smyth scored for the Oilers, finding the net behind Niklas Backstrom.
Devan Dubnyk stopped 25 of 28 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Minnesota scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Edmonton went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Minnesota heads into a battle against the Flames. Edmonton, meanwhile, will have their next action against Phoenix.