Minnesota vs Columbus Wrap - Columbus Wins 4-3
It came down to a shootout and Steve Mason foiled the opposition in a 4-3 victory for Columbus over Minnesota Monday.
The Blue Jackets were a -135 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Kristian Huselius clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 3 for the Blue Jackets. Columbus got goals from Fedor Tyutin, Andrew Murray, and Derick Brassard in the victory. Brassard opened the scoring at 9:16 of the second period.
Steve Mason turned in a 37-save effort for the Blue Jackets.
Chuck Kobasew, Mikko Koivu, and Cal Clutterbuck scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Steve Mason.
Minnesota got a 19-stop effort from Jose Theodore in the loss.
Columbus scored 0 times on 0 chances on the power play, while Minnesota went 0-for-7 with the man advantage.
Minnesota outshot Columbus 40-22 in the game.
Next game, Columbus takes its act on the road to face Toronto looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face San Jose.