Recap - Blue Jackets Defeat Edmonton 4-3
|Recap - Blue Jackets Defeat Edmonton 4-3|
Kristian Huselius scored twice to lead the Blue Jackets over Edmonton 4-3 on Saturday at Nationwide Arena.
Columbus was favored by -169 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Kristian Huselius (2) and R.J. Umberger (2) each scored for the Blue Jackets in the victory. Umberger opened the scoring for Columbus, finding the back of the net at 14:19 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Antoine Vermette and Fedor Tyutin.
Steve Mason stopped 23 of 26 Edmonton shots in the victory.
Edmonton got goals from Magnus Paajarvi (2) and Dustin Penner in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Edmonton got a 30-stop effort from Nikolai Khabibulin in the loss.
Columbus scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Edmonton went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Columbus by a margin of 34-26.
Columbus looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Penguins. The Oilers will aim to get back on the winning track at Nashville.