Edmonton Ices Columbus 6-3 - Recap
Nikolai Khabibulin made 37 stops Thursday to lead the Oilers over the Blue Jackets 6-3 at Rexall Place.
Edmonton was an underdog by +108 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Edmonton got goals from Jordan Eberle (2), Dustin Penner, Sam Gagner, Magnus Paajarvi, and Linus Omark in the victory. Omark opened the scoring at 3:58 of the first period.
Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 37 of 40 Columbus shots in the victory.
Columbus got goals from Kristian Huselius (3) in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Columbus got a 21-stop effort from Steve Mason in the loss.
On the power play, Edmonton went 1-for-4, while the Blue Jackets were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Columbus by a margin of 40-36.
Edmonton looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sharks. The Blue Jackets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Dallas.