Red Wings vs Oilers Final: 5-0 - Recap
The battle between the Red Wings and Oilers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Edmonton was handed a 5-0 defeat on Saturday at Rexall Place.
Detroit won as a +100 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Detroit got goals from Todd Bertuzzi, Jakub Kindl, Darren Helm, Joakim Andersson, and Tomas Tatar in the victory. Helm opened the scoring at 5:09 of the first period.
Petr Mrazek stopped 14 of 14 Edmonton shots in the victory.
Jason LaBarbera stopped 19 of 22 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Detroit went 1-for-5, while the Oilers were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 31-14.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Winnipeg looking for another win. For Edmonton, they head on the road to face Florida.