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Edmonton Oilers vs. San Jose 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs Odds, Picks, Live Score

Edmonton Oilers vs. San Jose 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs Odds, Picks, Live Score
Edmonton is home versus San Jose to open the Oilers first Stanley Cup playoff series since 2006. The Sharks are aiming for a second straight Cup Final berth. Game One is slated for 10:00 PM ET on April 12, 2017, at Rogers Place Arena in Alberta. We will be covering every match in this Pacific Division rivalry series.

Edmonton vs San Jose 2017 NHL Playoff Odds

My Team's Next MatchEdmonton Oilers

Though meeting at the Big Dance for a second time, Edmonton earned a 4-3 Western Conference Semifinal series win back in 2006, the Oilers and Sharks are very familiar with each other. After a 15-3-2 run by the Sharks, that started five years ago, the Oilers have won three in a row by an 11-5 final count. Straddling the New Year, San Jose won the first two meetings by 3-2 and 5-3 margins.

Expected for a decade, due to a wealth of top NHL Draft picks, the Oilers have finally brought playoff hockey back to the Alberta Capital. Streaky during many parts of the season, Edmonton was lights out down the stretch as they closed the year on an impressive 12-2-0 run. An Anaheim Ducks goal with 8:26 left in the regular season kept the Oilers from claiming first in the Pacific.

San Jose was opposite to Edmonton as they had a 42-20-7 mid-March record before finishing on a 4-9-0 skid. The Sharks had to fight through some key injuries near the end of the year. San Jose played 24 playoff games before losing in the Cup Final to Pittsburgh a year ago. Now they have just grinded out another 82 matches so one has to wonder if the Sharks are running a little low on fuel.

Oilers vs Sharks 2017 Stanley Cup Playoff TV Schedule

  • Wednesday, April 12 at 10:00 PM ET – San Jose Sharks 3-2 (OT) Final - Game Total PUSH
  • Friday, April 14 at 10:30 PM ET – Edmonton Oilers 2-0 Final - Game Total UNDER
  • Sunday, April 16 at 10:00 PM ET – Edmonton Oilers 1-0 Final - Game Total UNDER
  • Tuesday, April 18 at 10:00 PM ET – San Jose Sharks 7-0 Final 
  • Thursday, April 20 at 10:30 PM ET – Edmonton Oilers 4-3 (OT) Final
  • Saturday, April 22 at 10:30 PM ET – Edmonton Oilers 3-1 Final - Game Total PUSH

San Jose Sharks vs Edmonton Oilers 2017 NHL Playoff Series Summary – Oilers Win 4-2

For the first time since May 27, 2006, the Edmonton Oilers have claimed a playoff series win. Full marks for a rock solid quarterfinal win, with the exception of the Game 4 debacle, the young Oilers posted a 3-1 win in Game 6 to eliminate the defending Western Conference Champion San Jose Sharks. Edmonton All-Star Connor McDavid literally “shovelled” a puck into the Sharks empty net to get us a PUSH on our Game 6 OVER/UNDER wager. Overall, this was a rough series for us as we ended up with a -305 unit loss. As a slight “silver-lining” our Edmonton Stanley Cup futures bet is still alive. We'll predict each game of the Oilers vs Anaheim Ducks Conference Semifinal battle.

Edmonton vs San Jose: Previous NHL 2017 Quarterfinal Playoff Predictions

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Edmonton Oilers 2017 Stanley Cup Futures

Our Crew at Canada Sports Betting has been monitoring the Edmonton Oilers Stanley Cup futures odds all season - with a sharp focus over the past month and half. The Oilers lines have been slick as they slid from a +2500 Stanley Cup Championship price to their current +1200 money line. The path isn’t easy but we still like our original wager on the Oiler bringing the Cup back to Alberta for the first time since 1990. Wow – Time sure flies eh! Don’t forget to check us out on Facebook as that is a LIVE hub of activity and sports betting updates. If you are like us, and you are backing Edmonton, place your wagers at any of the puck betting experts recommended here at CSB.

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