nhl Game Recap
Edmonton Oilers vs Montreal Canadiens Wrap - Edmonton Wins 4-2
Mike Smith made 35 stops Thursday to lead the Oilers over the Canadiens 4-2 at Bell Centre.
Bettors who backed the Oilers were rewarded as +111 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go PUSH the closing total of 6.0.
Alex Chiasson, Riley Sheahan, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, and Josh Archibald each scored for the Oilers in the victory. Sheahan opened the scoring for Edmonton.
Mike Smith stopped 35 of 37 Montreal shots in the victory.
Montreal got goals from Phillip Danault, and Jesperi Kotkaniemi in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Carey Price stopped 22 of 25 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Edmonton scored 1 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Montreal went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 37-26.
Next game, Edmonton takes its act on the road to face Calgary looking for another win. For Montreal, they head on the road to face Ottawa.