Edmonton 6, Columbus 3

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, December 2, 2011 9:30 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Columbus 7-16-0-3 5-7-0-1 2-9-0-2 L1
Edmonton 13-10-0-3 8-3-0-2 5-7-0-1 W1

Recap


Ryan Jones recorded his first career hat trick and Devan Dubnyk made 36 saves as the Edmonton Oilers halted a three-game losing streak with a 6-3 home victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday.

Ales Hemsky had a goal and an assist while Jordan Eberle and defenseman Ladislav Smid also tallied for Edmonton, which is 1-1-1 on its six-game homestand.

Trailing 2-1 after two periods, the Oilers scored three times in the first 8:06 of the third to take control. After Jones forged a tie at 1:41 with a wraparound at the right post, Smid beat Curtis Sanford with a slap shot from the top of the left faceoff circle at 6:19 for a 3-2 advantage.

Jones converted a pass from Eric Belanger less than two minutes later to double the lead and completed his three-goal performance with an empty-netter in the final minute.

Derek Dorsett scored twice and Mark Letestu added a power-play goal for Columbus, which completed a 2-2-0 road trip.

Top Game Performances

Columbus   Edmonton
Derek Dorsett 2 Points Ryan Jones 3
Derek Dorsett 2 Goals Ryan Jones 3
Derek MacKenzie 1 Assists Tom Gilbert 2
Mark Letestu 1 Power Play Goals Jordan Eberle 1
Derek Dorsett 1 Short Handed Goals N/A
Curtis Sanford .848 Save Percentage Devan Dubnyk .923
Curtis Sanford 28 Saves Devan Dubnyk 36

Team Stats Summary

 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Columbus 39 3 1-5 1-2 9 31
Edmonton 34 6 1-2 4-5 15 35

Upcoming Games

  • Edmonton will play their next game at home against Calgary . The Oilers have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Columbus will play their next game on the road against Montreal . The Blue Jackets have a W/L % of .125 after a win and .333 after a loss.
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