nhl Game Recap
Minnesota Skates Past Edmonton 3-0 - Recap
Eric Staal scored twice to lead the Wild over Edmonton 3-0 on Tuesday at Xcel Energy Center.
Minnesota was favored by -119 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Eric Staal(2), and Brad Hunt each scored for the Wild in the victory. Staal opened the scoring for Minnesota.
Devan Dubnyk turned in a 9-save effort for the Wild.
Edmonton got a 27-stop effort from Mike Smith in the loss.
On the power play, Minnesota went 1-for-3, while the Oilers were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 30-25.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Nashville looking for another win. For Edmonton, they head home to face Washington.