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Blue Jackets extend streak to 16 games, within 1 of record (Yahoo Sports)


Columbus Blue Jackets forward Boone Jenner, left, forward William Karlsson, of Sweden, defenseman Seth Jones, forward Scott Hartnell and forward Brandon Saad celebrate Karlsson's goal against the Edmonton Oilers during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. The Blue Jackets won 3-1. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

The Blue Jackets were winding down another dominant victory when the near-sellout crowd at Nationwide Arena began to chant. Columbus delivered, and now it will try to tie an NHL record on Thursday night. Cam Atkinson and William Karlsson scored power-play goals and Columbus beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-1 to extend their winning streak to 16 games – one away from the longest ever in the NHL.

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