nhl Game Recap
Recap - Oilers Defeat Washington 4-3
Leon Draisaitl was the difference, potting a pair for Edmonton on Thursday as the Oilers skated off with a 4-3 victory over the Capitals at Rogers Place.
The Oilers were a +116 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 6.5.
Leon Draisaitl(2), Darnell Nurse, and Connor McDavid each scored for the Oilers in the victory. Nurse opened the scoring for Edmonton.
Mikko Koskinen turned in a 25-save effort for the Oilers.
Washington got goals from Alex Ovechkin(2), and Jakub Vrana in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Washington got a 36-stop effort from Braden Holtby in the loss.
Edmonton scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Washington went 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Edmonton by a margin of 40-28.
Edmonton looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Panthers. The Capitals will aim to get back on the winning track at Vancouver.