Blue Jackets Down Nashville 3-2 - Match Report
It came down to a shootout and Sergei Bobrovsky foiled the opposition in a 3-2 victory for Columbus over Nashville Saturday.
Columbus won as a +154 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Derick Brassard clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 6 for the Blue Jackets. Columbus got goals from Nick Foligno and Artem Anisimov in the victory. Foligno opened the scoring at 16:08 of the first period.
Sergei Bobrovsky turned in a 32-save effort for the Blue Jackets.
Martin Erat and Ryan Ellis scored for the Predators, finding the net behind Sergei Bobrovsky.
Pekka Rinne stopped 26 of 28 shots for the Predators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Columbus went 1-for-2, while the Predators were 1-for-1 with the man advantage.
Columbus lost the shots on goal battle to Nashville by a margin of 34-28.
Columbus heads into a battle against the Red Wings. Nashville, meanwhile, will have their next action against St. Louis.