Blue Jackets Fall 5-3 Against Boston - Game Recap
|Blue Jackets Fall 5-3 Against Boston - Game Recap|
Joe Corvo scored twice to lead the Bruins over Columbus 5-3 on Saturday at Nationwide Arena.
The Bruins were a -158 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Boston got goals from Joe Corvo (2), Zdeno Chara, Chris Kelly, and Nathan Horton in the victory. Corvo opened the scoring at 18:26 of the first period.
Tim Thomas turned in a 22-save effort for the Bruins.
Rick Nash, R.J. Umberger, and Jeff Carter scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Tim Thomas.
Curtis Sanford stopped 24 of 29 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Boston went 3-for-6, while the Blue Jackets were 1-for-6 with the man advantage.
Boston lost the shots on goal battle to Columbus by a margin of 36-29.
Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Kings. The Blue Jackets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Vancouver.