nhl Game Recap
Oilers vs Flames Final: 8-3 - Recap
Connor McDavid scored a pair of goals against the Flames as Edmonton handed Calgary a 8-3 defeat on Saturday at Scotiabank Saddledome.
Edmonton was an underdog by +147 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 6.5.
Edmonton got goals from Connor McDavid(2), Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Kailer Yamamoto, Zack Kassian, Gaetan Haas, Caleb Jones, and Sam Gagner in the victory. Yamamoto opened the scoring at 0:29 of the first period.
Mike Smith turned in a 15-save effort for the Oilers.
Buddy Robinson, Elias Lindholm, and Matthew Tkachuk scored for the Flames, finding the net behind Mike Smith.
David Rittich stopped 22 of 28 shots for the Flames, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Edmonton went 1-for-3, while the Flames were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Calgary lost the shots on goal battle to Edmonton by a margin of 49-26.
Edmonton heads into a battle against the Coyotes. Calgary, meanwhile, will have their next action against San Jose.