Dallas vs Columbus Wrap - Columbus Wins 3-2
|Dallas vs Columbus Wrap - Columbus Wins 3-2|
The Stars came up short Monday against the Blue Jackets, falling 3-2 in a shootout.
Columbus was favored by -130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
The win was clinched by Kyle Wilson, who beat Kari Lehtonen in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Columbus. Columbus got goals from Rick Nash and Kris Russell in the victory. Russell opened the scoring at 5:26 of the first period.
Mathieu Garon turned in a 16-save effort for the Blue Jackets.
Brad Richards and Steve Ott scored for the Stars, finding the net behind Mathieu Garon.
Kari Lehtonen stopped 27 of 29 shots for the Stars, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Columbus went 1-for-3, while the Stars were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Columbus outshot Dallas 29-18 in the game.
Next game, Columbus takes its act on the road to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Dallas, they head on the road to face Chicago.