Columbus vs Detroit Recap - Blue Jackets Win 3-2
|Columbus vs Detroit Recap - Blue Jackets Win 3-2|
Columbus needed a shootout to earn a 3-2 victory over Detroit on Sunday in NHL action at Joe Louis Arena.
Columbus was an underdog by +171 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
The win was clinched by Matt Calvert, who beat Jimmy Howard in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Columbus. Columbus got goals from R.J. Umberger and Derick Brassard in the victory. Brassard opened the scoring at 3:10 of the second period.
Sergei Bobrovsky turned in a 21-save effort for the Blue Jackets.
Johan Franzen and Jakub Kindl scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Sergei Bobrovsky.
Jimmy Howard stopped 19 of 21 shots for the Red Wings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Columbus scored 0 times on 5 chances on the power play, while Detroit went 1-for-6 with the man advantage.
Detroit outshot Columbus 23-21 in the game.
Columbus looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Canucks. The Red Wings will aim to get back on the winning track at Calgary.