Former UND standout Chris VandeVelde scored his first NHL goal today for the Edmonton Oilers.
VandeVelde gained the zone, skated across the high slot and snapped a shot past goalie Steve Mason during Edmonton’s 6-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets. VandeVelde’s goal tied the game at 2.
VandeVelde was called up by the Oilers on Saturday. He now has a goal and two assists in 13 career NHL games.
VandeVelde played 11:16 in the game, including 3:47 on the penalty kill.