Columbus 2 Edmonton 1, SO
In a happy homecoming, Jason Chimera's goal on the eighth shot of the shootout gave the Jackets a third period comeback road victory. Edmonton's Steve Staois scored in mid-third period to give Edmonton the lead after two scoreless periods. Nikolai Zherdev's 17th goal with less than four minutes left in regaulr play gave the team the equalizer.
Both goalies (Markkanen and Denis) were quite sharp. Edmonton outshot Columbus 36-27. Teh Blue Jackets have now won five straight games - a team record. The Jackets were 8-2 in their last ten games and have climbed to third in the Western's central division.