Leon Draisaitl, Edmonton Oilers Roll previous Columbus Blue Jackets Four-1

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Leon Draisaitl had two targets and an help, Mike Smith stopped 23 photographs and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Columbus Blue Jackets Four-1 on Wednesday night time.

James Neal and Jujhar Khaira additionally scored for the Oilers, who had dropped two in a row. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins added two assists.

Draisaitl’s second aim, his team-leading 12th of the season, chased Joonas Korpisalo, who had his second lacklustre outing in a row. He allowed 4 targets on Edmonton’s first 12 photographs earlier than he was changed by Elvis Merlikins, who completed with 19 saves.

Zach Werenski scored for the Blue Jackets of their second consecutive loss after going Four-Zero-2 within the earlier six video games.

Neal acquired his 11th aim when he snapped in a power-play shot from the left circle off a cross from Draisaitl 9:11 into the sport. Late within the first interval, Draisaitl beat Korpisalo from the fitting circle seconds after an influence play ended.

James Neal, Edmonton Oilers (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

The Oilers opened a Three-Zero lead 1:20 into the second when Khaira tapped residence a rebound that trickled by means of Korpisalo’s legs.

Columbus acquired on the board on its first energy play. Werenski transformed a one-timer from the slot at 6:55 of the second.


Draisaitl has 9 factors in his previous 4 video games. He acquired his 200th help on Neal’s first-period aim. … Smith began after Mikko Koskinen performed Tuesday. … Columbus D Markus Nutivaara returned after lacking two video games with a lower-body harm. … Coming into the sport, each groups have been 5-Zero-Zero when scoring first. … Korpisalo performed in his 100th NHL recreation. … Oilers F Riley Sheahan left the sport. No cause was given. … Werenski scored his 41st profession regular-season aim to tie Rostislav Klesla for probably the most ever by a Blue Jackets defenceman.

Up Subsequent

Oilers: At Pittsburgh on Saturday.

Blue Jackets: At St. Louis on Friday.


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