Blue Jackets Down Phoenix 3-2 - Match Report
Phoenix was unable to break down Steve Mason on Tuesday, firing 40 shots but scoring only 2 times in a 3-2 loss against the Blue Jackets.
Bettors who backed the Blue Jackets were rewarded as +125 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Derek MacKenzie, R.J. Umberger, and Jack Johnson each scored for the Blue Jackets in the victory. Umberger opened the scoring for Columbus, finding the back of the net at 0:31 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Derick Brassard and Jack Johnson.
Steve Mason turned in a 38-save effort for the Blue Jackets.
Phoenix got goals from Antoine Vermette and Keith Yandle in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Phoenix got a 24-stop effort from Jason LaBarbera in the loss.
Columbus scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Phoenix went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Columbus lost the shots on goal battle to Phoenix by a margin of 40-32.
Columbus looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Kings. The Coyotes will aim to get back on the winning track vs Minnesota.