nhl Game Recap
Oilers Down Pittsburgh 2-1 - Match Report
Mike Smith made 51 stops Saturday to lead the Oilers over the Penguins 2-1 at PPG Paints Arena.
Edmonton won as a +171 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 6.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Edmonton got goals from Colby Cave, and Leon Draisaitl in the victory. Cave opened the scoring at 7:21 of the second period.
Mike Smith stopped 51 of 52 Pittsburgh shots in the victory.
Brian Dumoulin scored for the Penguins, finding the net behind Mike Smith.
Pittsburgh got a 27-stop effort from Matt Murray in the loss.
Edmonton scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Pittsburgh went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 52-29.
Edmonton looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Coyotes. The Penguins will aim to get back on the winning track at Boston.