Season series: The Columbus Blue Jackets swept the Edmonton Oilers with a pair of shootout victories in 2014-15, 5-4 in Columbus and 4-3 in Edmonton. Forward Alexander Wennberg led the Blue Jackets with three assists and scored the two shootout winners. Forward Nail Yakupov led the way for the Oilers with two goals and an assist.
Columbus Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella is expected to return to practice with the team Monday and be behind the bench against the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday, Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen told the Columbus Dispatch on Saturday.
Tortorella sustained two broken ribs in an accidental collision with forward Rene Bourque during an outdoor practice in Columbus on Jan. 22 and missed three games.