Anze Kopitar sniped 3 goals in leading Los Angeles to a 4-2 win over Columbus on Friday at Nationwide Arena.
Los Angeles was favored by -115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Los Angeles got goals from Anze Kopitar (3) and Justin Williams in the victory. Kopitar opened the scoring at 8:08 of the first period.
Jonathan Bernier stopped 32 of 34 Columbus shots in the victory.
Scottie Upshall and Derick Brassard scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Jonathan Bernier.
Columbus got a 18-stop effort from Steve Mason in the loss.
On the power play, Los Angeles went 1-for-5, while the Blue Jackets were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Los Angeles lost the shots on goal battle to Columbus by a margin of 34-22.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act on the road to face Dallas looking for another win. For Columbus, they head on the road to face Carolina.