Wild Down Edmonton 5-3 - Match Report
Kyle Brodziak scored twice to lead the Wild over Edmonton 5-3 on Tuesday at Rexall Place.
Minnesota was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Minnesota got goals from Kyle Brodziak (2), Zach Parise, Mikael Granlund, and Charlie Coyle in the victory. Brodziak opened the scoring at 1:01 of the first period.
Niklas Backstrom turned in a 16-save effort for the Wild.
Shawn Horcoff, Magnus Paajarvi, and Nail Yakupov scored for the Oilers, finding the net behind Niklas Backstrom.
Edmonton got a 25-stop effort from Devan Dubnyk in the loss.
Minnesota scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while Edmonton went 1-for-1 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 30-19.
Minnesota heads into a battle against the Sharks. Edmonton, meanwhile, will have their next action against Colorado.