nhl Game Recap
Oilers vs Kings Final: 6-5 - Recap
James Neal scored a pair of goals against the Kings as Edmonton handed Los Angeles a 6-5 defeat on Saturday at Rogers Place.
Bettors who backed the Oilers were rewarded as -140 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
James Neal(2), Zack Kassian, Joakim Nygard, Connor McDavid, and Darnell Nurse each scored for the Oilers in the victory. McDavid opened the scoring for Edmonton.
Mike Smith turned in a 27-save effort for the Oilers.
Michael Amadio, Anze Kopitar, Dustin Brown, Drew Doughty, and Trevor Lewis scored for the Kings, finding the net behind Mike Smith.
Los Angeles got a 25-stop effort from Jonathan Quick in the loss.
Edmonton scored 2 times on 5 chances on the power play, while Los Angeles went 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Los Angeles by a margin of 32-31.
Edmonton looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Islanders. The Kings will aim to get back on the winning track at Calgary.