Stars Down Columbus 4-2 - Match Report
Jamie Benn scored a pair of goals against the Blue Jackets as Dallas handed Columbus a 4-2 defeat on Thursday at Nationwide Arena.
Dallas won as a -115 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Dallas got goals from Jamie Benn (2), Stephane Robidas, and Alex Goligoski in the victory. Benn opened the scoring at 1:35 of the first period.
Kari Lehtonen turned in a 26-save effort for the Stars.
Vinny Prospal and Rick Nash scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Kari Lehtonen.
Curtis Sanford stopped 31 of 34 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Dallas went 0-for-3, while the Blue Jackets were 2-for-3 with the man advantage.
Dallas outshot Columbus 35-28 in the game.
Next game, Dallas takes its act on the road to face Buffalo looking for another win. For Columbus, they head on the road to face Minnesota.