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Islanders Fall 7-3 Against Columbus - Game Recap

New York couldn't hang with the Blue Jackets on Saturday as Columbus blasted the Islanders 7-3 at Nationwide Arena.

Columbus won as a -115 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Columbus got goals from Cam Atkinson (2), Vinny Prospal, Rick Nash, R.J. Umberger, James Wisniewski, and Jack Johnson in the victory. Nash opened the scoring at 19:24 of the first period.

Steve Mason stopped 35 of 38 New York shots in the victory.

New York got goals from Milan Jurcina, Kyle Okposo, and Michael Grabner in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Al Montoya stopped 30 of 37 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Columbus scored 2 times on 3 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Columbus lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 38-37.