Edmonton vs Minnesota Recap - Wild Win 4-2
|Edmonton vs Minnesota Recap - Wild Win 4-2|
The Wild earned a 4-2 victory over the Oilers on Sunday at Xcel Energy Center.
The Wild were a -137 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Dany Heatley, Mikko Koivu, Charlie Coyle, and Jared Spurgeon each scored for the Wild in the victory. Spurgeon opened the scoring for Minnesota, finding the back of the net at 2:37 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Devin Setoguchi and Matt Cullen.
Niklas Backstrom stopped 19 of 21 Edmonton shots in the victory.
Sam Gagner and Magnus Paajarvi scored for the Oilers, finding the net behind Niklas Backstrom.
Edmonton got a 39-stop effort from Devan Dubnyk in the loss.
On the power play, Minnesota went 1-for-3, while the Oilers were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 43-21.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blackhawks. The Oilers will aim to get back on the winning track at Columbus.