Stars vs Blue Jackets Final: 2-1 - Recap
|Stars vs Blue Jackets Final: 2-1 - Recap|
Kari Lehtonen made 35 stops Saturday to lead the Stars over the Blue Jackets 2-1 at Nationwide Arena.
Dallas won as a +110 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Dallas got goals from Brad Richards (2) in the victory. Richards opened the scoring at 13:13 of the first period.
Kari Lehtonen turned in a 35-save effort for the Stars.
Fedor Tyutin scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Kari Lehtonen.
Mathieu Garon stopped 21 of 23 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Dallas went 1-for-6, while the Blue Jackets were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Columbus outshot Dallas 36-23 in the game.
Next game, Dallas takes its act on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For Columbus, they head home to face Calgary.