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Oilers Fall 4-2 Against Vancouver - Game Recap
The Oilers came up short Monday against the Canucks, falling 4-2.
Bettors who backed the Canucks were rewarded as -142 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Vancouver got goals from Loui Eriksson, Bo Horvat, Quinn Hughes, and Tyler Motte in the victory. Motte opened the scoring at 11:15 of the first period.
Jacob Markstrom turned in a 27-save effort for the Canucks.
Oscar Klefbom, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored for the Oilers, finding the net behind Jacob Markstrom.
Mikko Koskinen stopped 24 of 27 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Vancouver went 1-for-2, while the Oilers were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Vancouver lost the shots on goal battle to Edmonton by a margin of 29-28.
Next game, Vancouver takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Edmonton, they head home to face Calgary.