Blue Jackets vs Wild Final: 3-2 - Recap
The Blue Jackets earned a 3-2 victory over the Wild on Saturday at Xcel Energy Center.
Columbus was an underdog by +150 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Columbus got goals from Derek MacKenzie, R.J. Umberger, and Derek Dorsett in the victory. Dorsett opened the scoring at 13:14 of the first period.
Mathieu Garon stopped 21 of 23 Minnesota shots in the victory.
Brent Burns and Cal Clutterbuck scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Mathieu Garon.
Niklas Backstrom stopped 22 of 25 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Columbus went 0-for-4, while the Wild were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Columbus outshot Minnesota 25-23 in the game.
Columbus looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Ducks. The Wild will aim to get back on the winning track vs Vancouver.