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Minnesota Skates Past Edmonton 6-5 - Recap

The Oilers came up short Thursday against the Wild, falling 6-5.

Bettors who backed the Wild were rewarded as -108 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.

Minnesota got goals from Ryan Donato, Jason Zucker, Eric Staal, Luke Kunin, Marcus Foligno, and Jordan Greenway in the victory. Greenway opened the scoring at 12:35 of the first period.

Kaapo Kahkonen stopped 28 of 33 Edmonton shots in the victory.

Edmonton got goals from Oscar Klefbom, Gaetan Haas, James Neal, Leon Draisaitl, and Connor McDavid in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Edmonton got a 20-stop effort from Mike Smith in the loss.

Minnesota scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while Edmonton went 1-for-2 with the man advantage.

Edmonton outshot Minnesota 33-26 in the game.

Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Flyers. The Oilers will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Toronto.