Blue Jackets Down Edmonton 4-3 - Match Report
The Oilers came up short Tuesday against the Blue Jackets, falling 4-3 in a shootout.
Bettors who backed the Blue Jackets were rewarded as +110 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
The win was clinched by Mark Letestu, who beat Devan Dubnyk in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Columbus. Columbus got goals from Vinny Prospal, Derek MacKenzie, and Jack Johnson in the victory. MacKenzie opened the scoring at 7:54 of the first period.
Sergei Bobrovsky turned in a 21-save effort for the Blue Jackets.
Ryan Whitney, Magnus Paajarvi, and Jeff Petry scored for the Oilers, finding the net behind Sergei Bobrovsky.
Edmonton got a 35-stop effort from Devan Dubnyk in the loss.
Columbus scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Edmonton went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Columbus outshot Edmonton 38-29 in the game.
Next game, Columbus takes its act home to face Vancouver looking for another win. For Edmonton, they head on the road to face Detroit.