Columbus vs Edmonton Recap - Oilers Win 6-4
The Blue Jackets came up short Thursday against the Oilers, falling 6-4.
The Oilers were a -130 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Edmonton got goals from Shawn Horcoff, Ales Hemsky, Sam Gagner, Corey Potter, Jordan Eberle, and Magnus Paajarvi in the victory. Paajarvi opened the scoring at 15:09 of the first period.
Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 17 of 21 Columbus shots in the victory.
Cam Atkinson (2), Artem Anisimov, and Matt Calvert scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Nikolai Khabibulin.
Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 19 of 24 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Edmonton went 0-for-2, while the Blue Jackets were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Columbus outshot Edmonton 30-25 in the game.
Edmonton looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Canucks. The Blue Jackets will aim to get back on the winning track at Calgary.