nhl Game Recap
Vancouver Canucks vs Edmonton Oilers Wrap - Edmonton Wins 3-2
The Canucks came up short Wednesday against the Oilers, falling 3-2.
Bettors who backed the Oilers were rewarded as -127 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Zack Kassian, Leon Draisaitl, and Connor McDavid each scored for the Oilers in the victory. Draisaitl opened the scoring for Edmonton.
Mike Smith turned in a 31-save effort for the Oilers.
Vancouver got goals from Tanner Pearson, and Alexander Edler in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Jacob Markstrom stopped 19 of 22 shots for the Canucks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Edmonton went 0-for-2, while the Canucks were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Vancouver by a margin of 33-22.
Edmonton looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Kings. The Canucks will aim to get back on the winning track at Calgary.