nhl Game Recap
Edmonton Ices Montreal 4-3 - Recap
The Canadiens came up short Saturday against the Oilers, falling 4-3.
Bettors who backed the Oilers were rewarded as +108 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 6.0.
Edmonton got goals from Leon Draisaitl, Connor McDavid, Josh Archibald, and Riley Sheahan in the victory. Draisaitl opened the scoring at 1:30 of the first period.
Mikko Koskinen turned in a 23-save effort for the Oilers.
Montreal got goals from Max Domi, Jeff Petry, and Phillip Danault in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Montreal got a 22-stop effort from Carey Price in the loss.
Edmonton scored 1 times on 5 chances on the power play, while Montreal went 1-for-1 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Edmonton by a margin of 26-26.
Edmonton heads into a battle against the Canucks. Montreal, meanwhile, will have their next action against Winnipeg.