Edmonton vs Columbus Wrap - Columbus Wins 3-2
|Edmonton vs Columbus Wrap - Columbus Wins 3-2|
Columbus needed a shootout to earn a 3-2 victory over Edmonton on Thursday in NHL action at Nationwide Arena.
Columbus won as a -155 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
The win was clinched by Nikita Filatov, who beat Devan Dubnyk in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Columbus. Samuel Pahlsson and Kyle Wilson each scored for the Blue Jackets in the victory. Pahlsson opened the scoring for Columbus, finding the back of the net at 4:11 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Chris Clark and Kyle Wilson.
Steve Mason turned in a 25-save effort for the Blue Jackets.
Shawn Horcoff and Taylor Hall scored for the Oilers, finding the net behind Steve Mason.
Devan Dubnyk stopped 39 of 41 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Columbus scored 0 times on 7 chances on the power play, while Edmonton went 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Columbus outshot Edmonton 41-27 in the game.
Columbus heads into a battle against the Avalanche. Edmonton, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.