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Oilers Fall 5-2 Against Pittsburgh - Game Recap
The Penguins earned a 5-2 victory over the Oilers on Friday at Rogers Place.
The Penguins were a -117 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 6.0.
Brandon Tanev, Jared McCann, Joseph Blandisi, Kris Letang, and Chad Ruhwedel each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Ruhwedel opened the scoring for Pittsburgh.
Tristan Jarry stopped 26 of 28 Edmonton shots in the victory.
Edmonton got goals from Riley Sheahan, and Zack Kassian in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Mike Smith stopped 21 of 25 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 1-for-1, while the Oilers were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Edmonton outshot Pittsburgh 28-26 in the game.
Pittsburgh heads into a battle against the Canucks. Edmonton, meanwhile, will have their next action against Montreal.