Recap - Oilers Defeat Winnipeg 6-2
|Recap - Oilers Defeat Winnipeg 6-2|
The battle between the Oilers and Jets didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Winnipeg was handed a 6-2 defeat on Monday at Rexall Place.
Edmonton was favored by -116 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Edmonton got goals from Sam Gagner, David Perron, Jordan Eberle, Jeff Petry, Taylor Hall, and Nail Yakupov in the victory. Eberle opened the scoring at 8:40 of the first period.
Ilya Bryzgalov turned in a 18-save effort for the Oilers.
Mark Stuart and Andrew Ladd scored for the Jets, finding the net behind Ilya Bryzgalov.
Ondrej Pavelec stopped 24 of 30 shots for the Jets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Edmonton went 2-for-7, while the Jets were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Winnipeg lost the shots on goal battle to Edmonton by a margin of 30-20.
Next game, Edmonton takes its act on the road to face Calgary looking for another win. For Winnipeg, they head home to face Minnesota.