SUMMARY: 3 Major Upsets, 3 Slight Upsets, 2 Easy Expected Wins
It was a night highlighted by upsets. The biggest upset of the night was the Winnipeg Jets beating the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 despite being +143 underdogs. The computer simulation did not pick the Jets to win but it did peg them as being the better value on the money line. The Edmonton Oilers versus the New York Islanders was also an upset. Edmonton won the game 5-2 and Vegas odds gave them a 40% chance of winning. There were multiple favorites, or even money teams, that won games by large margins. The Nashville Predators were -166 on the moneyline and ended up beating the San Jose Sharks by 3 goals.
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|Hurricanes vs Panthers||FLA 3.1, CAR 2.9||FLA 3.3, CAR 2.7||CAR 6, FLA 3 Major Upset|
|Oilers vs Islanders||NYI 3.0, EDM 2.5||NYI 2.9, EDM 2.5||EDM 5, NYI 2 Major Upset|
|Jets vs Penguins||PIT 3.5, WPG 3.0||PIT 3.2, WPG 3.1||WPG 4, PIT 1 Major Upset|
|Stars vs Capitals||WAS 2.9, DAL 2.6||WAS 3.1, DAL 2.4||DAL 4, WAS 3 Slight Upset|
|Ducks vs Red Wings||ANA 2.8, DET 2.7||DET 2.9, ANA 2.4||ANA 3, DET 1 Easy Expected win|
|Sharks vs Predators||NSH 3.3, SJ 2.7||SJ 3.1, NSH 3.0||NSH 5, SJ 2 Easy Expected win|
|Kings vs Flames||CGY 3.4, LA 2.6||CGY 3.9, LA 2.2||LA 4, CGY 3 Slight Upset|
|Bruins vs Golden Knights||LV 2.9, BOS 2.6||LV 3.0, BOS 3.0||BOS 4, LV 3 Slight Upset|