Edmonton 7, Columbus 0

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 9:30 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Columbus 7-11-2-1 4-6-0-1 3-5-2-0 L1
Edmonton 6-15-1-1 2-7-0-0 4-8-1-1 W2


Oilers 7, Blue Jackets 0: David Perron scored twice en route to a career-high four-point performance and Devan Dubnyk turned aside 14 shots as Edmonton emphatically snapped a six-game home winless skid.

Ryan Smyth collected a goal and two assists and Nail Yakupov, Jordan Eberle, Taylor Hall and defenseman Justin Schultz also tallied for the Oilers, who had been outscored 23-3 during their winless stretch. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins notched a pair of assists as Edmonton handed Columbus its sixth straight loss at Rexall Place and ninth in 11 games overall (2-6-3).

After scoring four unanswered goals in the third period of a 4-2 win over Calgary on Saturday, Edmonton kept its foot on the throttle by registering 15 of the game's first 18 shots to seize a 3-0 lead after 20 minutes. Eberle cleaned up a rebound at 2:37 of the first period, Perron doubled the advantage 9 1/2 minutes later after tapping home a loose puck and Smyth batted a centering pass out of the air to cap the first-period scoring.

Perron netted his seventh goal of the season midway through the second after skating along the edge of the right circle before scoring from a sharp angle to chase Sergei Bobrovsky (14 saves). Yakupov greeted Curtis McElhinney (11 saves) with Edmonton's third power-play goal 2 1/2 minutes later and Schultz celebrated his return from a groin injury by completing the team's second three-goal period nearly five minutes later.

Dubnyk faced half his shots in the second period and was barely tested en route to securing his seventh career shutout - and first this season.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Perron recorded seven three-point performances with St. Louis. ... Edmonton improved to 19-4-1 all-time at home against Columbus. ... The Blue Jackets allowed three power-play goals for the first time since Feb. 12, 2012, versus Anaheim - a span of 95 games.

Top Game Performances

Columbus   Edmonton
N/A Points David Perron 4
N/A Goals David Perron 2
N/A Assists David Perron 2
N/A Power Play Goals David Perron 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Curtis McElhinney .786 Save Percentage Devan Dubnyk 1.000
Sergei Bobrovsky 14 Saves Devan Dubnyk 14

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Columbus 14 0 0-1 1-4 15 30
Edmonton 32 7 3-4 1-1 9 28

Upcoming Games

  • Edmonton will play its next game at home against Florida. The Oilers have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .222 after a loss.
  • Columbus will play its next game on the road against Calgary. The Blue Jackets have a W/L % of .429 after a win and .286 after a loss.
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