COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Derek MacKenzie scored 32 seconds into the third period to help the Columbus Blue Jackets rally from a two-goal deficit and beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 on Tuesday night.
The defeat in a matchup of the teams at the bottom of the Western Conference could be particularly costly for the Oilers, who lost Taylor Hall for the game during warm-ups when he collided with a teammate and fell. Hall cut his head on another teammate's skate and couldn't play.
Ryan Johansen and Derick Brassard also had goals, and Derek Dorsett added an empty-netter for the Blue Jackets, who had lost three of four and 11 of 14. Curtis Sanford made 21 saves.
Colton Gillies, playing his first game for the Blue Jackets, had the primary assist on MacKenzie's goal.
Anton Lander and Ben Eager scored in the opening nine minutes for the Oilers, who have lost six of seven.
With the game 2-2, the newest Columbus player made a big play. Gillies, wearing the number his uncle Clark Gillies wore with...