Oilers Fall 4-1 Against Minnesota - Game Recap
Minnesota skated to a 4-1 victory over Edmonton on Thursday in NHL action at Xcel Energy Center.
Minnesota was favored by -140 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Minnesota got goals from Jason Pominville, Nate Prosser, Jason Zucker, and Justin Fontaine in the victory. Pominville opened the scoring at 10:36 of the first period.
Darcy Kuemper turned in a 20-save effort for the Wild.
Edmonton got a goal from Jordan Eberle in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Edmonton got a 29-stop effort from Ben Scrivens in the loss.
On the power play, Minnesota went 0-for-3, while the Oilers were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 33-21.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face Dallas looking for another win. For Edmonton, they head on the road to face Winnipeg.