New York Falls 3-2 to Oilers - Recap
The Oilers beat New York 3-2 on Thursday, earning a victory backstopped by Ben Scrivens's 32 saves.
Edmonton won as a -142 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Edmonton got goals from Ryan Smyth, Philip Larsen, and Taylor Hall in the victory. Smyth opened the scoring at 8:28 of the third period.
Ben Scrivens turned in a 32-save effort for the Oilers.
New York got goals from Frans Nielsen and Anders Lee in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 26 of 29 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Edmonton went 1-for-4, while the Islanders were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
New York outshot Edmonton 34-29 in the game.
Edmonton heads into a battle against the Kings. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Calgary.