June 24, 2024

Columbus Blue Jackets Scores, Stats and Highlights - ESPNThe Edmonton Oilers defeated the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Tuesday, extending their franchise-record winning run to 14 games. Evander Kane and Warren Foegele each scored a goal and contributed an assist.

Before Kane and Connor McDavid scored goals 55 seconds apart early in the third period, the score was tied at one. Dylan Holloway’s goal with 4:24 remaining in regulation completed Edmonton’s most recent victory.

With his 11th consecutive win, Stuart Skinner overtook Grant Fuhr as the team’s all-time winning goalie streak with 27 saves. Skinner has made 20 starts and is 18-2-0.

Edmonton began the season 5-12-1, but has subsequently improved to 22-3-0. For the past twelve games, the Oilers have given up two goals or fewer.

The only goal for the Blue Jackets came from Dmitri Voronkov, while Elvis Merzlikins turned away 20 shots. With just one victory in its last six games (1-4-1), Columbus has a record of 3-6-4 over its last 13 games.

At 4:53 of the third, Kane scored his 15th goal of the year by crashing home the rebound off Foegele’s shot to give the Oilers a 2-1 lead.

At 5:48 in the third, McDavid scored his 17th goal of the year to give Edmonton a two-goal lead. In 15 games against the Blue Jackets in his career, the captain of the Oilers has nine goals and twenty assists.

For his second of the year, Holloway tapped in the rebound following Connor Brown’s shot.

After twenty minutes, the teams were deadlocked, 1-1.

At 7:30 of the first period, Foegele scored on a power play after a pass from Kane went off his skate and past Merzlikins for his 10th goal of the year.

This season, Edmonton has scored 53 goals in the first period, second only to the Vancouver Canucks’ 62.

At 15:25 of the first period, Voronkov finished a give-and-go with Kent Johnson for his 10th goal of the year, tying the score at one.

The first of the two meetings between the clubs took place on Tuesday. On March 7, Edmonton travels to Columbus to wrap up the season series.

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