Cam Atkinson made his return from a healthy scratch. Would it make a difference? SPOILER: no
A David Savard turnover in the defensive zone led to a wide open goal from Zack Kassian. The Blue Jackets started slow, but the final five minutes were solid. Best chances came from the PBJ line.
Four goals by Edmonton. I have nothing else to say.
Oliver Bjorkstrand and Jack Johnson added consolation goals before Jesse Puljujarvi put it away. For hilarity, McDavid scored with two minutes to go.
Edmonton Oilers 7 Columbus Blue Jackets 2