Edmonton Oilers vs Columbus Blue Jackets – NHL Preview, Tips and Odds

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Edmonton Oilers
After Over Time
2:3
Columbus Blue Jackets
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Edmonton Oilers come against the Columbus Blue Jackets for their next game, which is scheduled for Wednesday, 10:30 PM EDT at the Rogers Place. The Oilers are part of the Pacific Division of the NHL, currently standing at #4 with 57 points, while their opponents are part of the Metropolitan Division and as of now are at #8 with 31 points.

Edmonton Oilers vs Columbus Blue Jackets Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 04-24-2022
TeamP1P2P3Final
Edmonton Oilers
Edmonton Oilers
1 1 0 2
Columbus Blue Jackets
Columbus Blue Jackets
1 0 4 5

The previous game between the teams was played on April 24th, 2022, and ended in a 5-2 triumph for the Columbus Blue Jackets. Oliver Bjorkstrand had a leading role for the Blue Jackets and finished the game with 3 points in 18:39 of play time. He made four shots on the enemy goal and converted one of them. On the other end of the ice, Leon Draisaitl was the best of the Oilers, finishing with 1 goal and 20:30 on the ice. Columbus’ triumph may also be attributed to the team’s netminder. Elvis Merzlikins managed to stop 33 of the 35 shots, which was enough to seal the victory. His colleague on the other end, Mikko Koskinen, was tasked with 30 attempts on his goal and allowed four to roll past him. In the most recent five games, the Edmonton Oilers are dominating as far as head-to-head balance is concerned, triumphing in four meetings while losing the other one.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team04-24-202212-16-202103-07-202010-30-201903-21-2019
Edmonton Oilers
Edmonton Oilers
25 4 44
Columbus Blue Jackets
Columbus Blue Jackets
5 211 1

Edmonton Oilers Form

*Last 10 Edmonton Oilers Games - 7:2:1
01-21-202301-19-202301-17-202301-14-202301-13-202301-11-202301-09-202301-07-202301-05-202301-03-2023
2:4@ Vancouver Canucks5:3vs Tampa Bay Lightning5:2vs Seattle Kraken3:4@ Vegas Golden Knights1:7@ San Jose Sharks2:6@ Anaheim Ducks6:3@ Los Angeles Kings2:3vs Colorado Avalanche4:2vs New York Islanders2:5vs Seattle Kraken

On January 21, the Edmonton Oilers faced the Vancouver Canucks, and in the end, the score was 2-4 in their favor. Zach Hyman finished with four points to help the Oilers win the game. He scored 1 of his 5 attempts and assisted for 3 goals for a total of 20:24 time on the ice. Stuart Skinner’s heroics between the sticks were another reason for the team’s triumph, as he saved 27 of the 29 shots he faced. The Edmonton Oilers are 7-2-1 when it comes to the latest 10 games and have won six in a row. The Chicago Blackhawks are next in line for the Oilers, as the two sides are scheduled to meet on Saturday, January 28th.

Edmonton Oilers Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    178.00
  • Goals Against
    156.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Edmonton Oilers Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Stuart Skinner

    Games Played:27
    Saves Percentage:0.915
    Shutouts:1
  • Top Skater

    Connor McDavid

    Games Played:48
    Goals:40
    Assists:48

Edmonton Oilers Missing Players

NONE

Columbus Blue Jackets Form

*Last 10 Columbus Blue Jackets Games - 3:6:1
01-23-202301-21-202301-19-202301-17-202301-16-202301-14-202301-12-202301-10-202301-08-202301-07-2023
4:3@ Calgary Flames5:3vs San Jose Sharks3:5vs Anaheim Ducks2:1@ Nashville Predators1:3vs New York Rangers3:4@ Detroit Red Wings2:6vs Carolina Hurricanes6:3@ Tampa Bay Lightning1:0@ Washington Capitals4:3vs Carolina Hurricanes

The Columbus Blue Jackets’ previous game was a 4-3 loss away from home to the Calgary Flames on January 23. Patrik Laine stood above the other Columbus players, finishing the game with 3 points. He spent 22 minutes and 11 seconds skating and sent four shots on target. One of those made it past the netminder, and Laine also provided two assists. Goalie Joonas Korpisalo was another key figure for the Columbus Blue Jackets, as he ended the clash with a 0.918 save percentage. The team owns a 3-6-1 balance for the previous 10 meetings, and as of now, is on an OT1 streak. The Blue Jackets’ next fixture is scheduled for Friday, January 27th, away from home against the Vancouver Canucks.

Columbus Blue Jackets Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    122.00
  • Goals Against
    184.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Columbus Blue Jackets Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Elvis Merzlikins

    Games Played:20
    Saves Percentage:0.868
    Shutouts:0
  • Top Skater

    Johnny Gaudreau

    Games Played:47
    Goals:13
    Assists:33

Columbus Blue Jackets Missing Players

NONE

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3OTFinal
Edmonton Oilers
Edmonton Oilers
0 2 0 0 2
Columbus Blue Jackets
Columbus Blue Jackets
1 0 1 1 3
Edmonton OilersColumbus Blue Jackets
  • Score

    2
    3
  • PP Opportunities

    1
    2
  • PP Goals

    1
    0
  • Faceoffs Won

    0
    0
  • Giveaways

    0
    0
  • Hits

    0
    0
  • Penalty Minutes

    0
    0
  • Shots

    0
    0
  • Takeaways

    0
    0

Play-by-Play

Edmonton OilersvsColumbus Blue Jackets
  • 1`12:25
    0-1
    Boone JennerAdam Boqvist, Patrik Laine
  • 2`01:45
    Darnell Nurse2 minutes for Hooking Kirill Marchenko
    -
  • 2`10:17
    Derek Ryan
    1-1
  • 2`14:39
    -
    Johnny Gaudreau2 minutes for Cross Checking Connor McDavid
  • 2`16:16
    Zach HymanConnor McDavid, Ryan NugentHopkins
    2-1
  • 3`04:13
    Brett Kulak2 minutes for Tripping Boone Jenner
    -
  • 3`11:26
    2-2
    K. Marchenko
  • 4`02:29
    2-3
    Kent JohnsonJohnny Gaudreau, Erik Gudbranson

Players Stats

Edmonton Oilers

SKATERPOSGA+/-PIMSOGHITSGVLSGVATKAFO%TOIPP TOISH TOI
Derek RyanC10105000166.7015:4500:5601:18
Zach HymanLW10-10201010.0021:1800:4100:00
Connor McDavidC01-103204033.3023:5900:4100:23
Ryan NugentHopkinsC01-103001262.5019:2600:4102:03
Tyson BarrieD00-10012110.0013:0301:0000:00
Cody CeciD00-10123210.0022:5600:0002:15
Darnell NurseD00-12202110.0025:4800:0001:14
Mattias JanmarkC00103002050.0015:3200:0000:39
Brett KulakD00-12211220.0019:1400:5601:01
Leon DraisaitlC00-202012062.5024:2201:3700:00
Warren FoegeleLW0000311100.0012:2500:0001:58
Jesse PuljujarviRW0000352000.0011:0000:0000:00
Klim KostinC00-10000000.0009:2500:0000:00
Evan BouchardD0000101200.0014:0500:3700:00
Ryan McLeodC00-101023058.3013:4500:0001:40
V. DesharnaisD0000103000.0012:5000:5601:41
Philip BrobergD0010120100.0015:0600:0001:48
Dylan HollowayLW0000351300.0013:2800:0000:00
GOALIEPOSSHASVSV%PIMTOI
Stuart SkinnerGK27240.889062:29

Columbus Blue Jackets

SKATERPOSGA+/-PIMSOGHITSGVLSGVATKAFO%TOIPP TOISH TOI
Boone JennerC10101332145.8024:0102:4200:24
Kent JohnsonC1010401200.0016:2801:1900:00
K. MarchenkoLW1000200020.0016:0102:1500:00
Patrik LaineRW0110701010.0023:3702:5000:00
Erik GudbransonD0110125100.0023:3200:0001:01
Adam BoqvistD0120302100.0012:4001:4600:00
Johnny GaudreauLW0122200120.0025:5902:4000:00
Sean KuralyC00000200033.3015:0101:2001:05
Jack RoslovicC00100210055.6015:0201:4600:32
Vladislav GavrikovD00-10011100.0023:4100:0601:00
Nick BlankenburgD0020232010.0019:4202:0800:37
Mathieu OlivierRW0000010000.0008:5100:0000:00
Andrew PeekeD00-10163110.0021:2600:0001:00
Eric RobinsonLW0000230000.0015:1400:0000:44
T. BerniD0000034010.0017:4600:0000:00
Liam FoudyC0000020010.0007:4200:0000:29
Gustav NyquistLW0000100000.0003:3300:0000:00
Cole SillingerC00-101410042.9015:5801:0800:00
GOALIEPOSSHASVSV%PIMTOI
Joonas KorpisaloGK36340.944062:29

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