nhl Game Recap
Oilers vs Blue Jackets Final: 4-1 - Recap
Leon Draisaitl was the difference, potting a pair for Edmonton on Wednesday as the Oilers skated off with a 4-1 victory over the Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena.
Bettors who backed the Oilers were rewarded as +132 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 6.0.
Leon Draisaitl(2), Jujhar Khaira, and James Neal each scored for the Oilers in the victory. Neal opened the scoring for Edmonton.
Mike Smith stopped 23 of 24 Columbus shots in the victory.
Zach Werenski scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Mike Smith.
Columbus got a 8-stop effort from Joonas Korpisalo in the loss.
On the power play, Edmonton went 1-for-5, while the Blue Jackets were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Edmonton outshot Columbus 31-24 in the game.
Next game, Edmonton takes its act on the road to face Pittsburgh looking for another win. For Columbus, they head on the road to face St. Louis.