Blue Jackets vs Flames Final: 6-4 - Recap
The Blue Jackets earned a 6-4 victory over the Flames on Friday at Scotiabank Saddledome.
Bettors who backed the Blue Jackets were rewarded as +130 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.
Columbus got goals from Vinny Prospal, R.J. Umberger, Derick Brassard, Mark Letestu, Matt Calvert, and Ryan Johansen in the victory. Letestu opened the scoring at 10:20 of the first period.
Steve Mason stopped 29 of 33 Calgary shots in the victory.
Brian McGrattan, Dennis Wideman, Curtis Glencross, and Mikael Backlund scored for the Flames, finding the net behind Steve Mason.
Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 15 of 20 shots for the Flames, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Columbus went 0-for-1, while the Flames were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Columbus lost the shots on goal battle to Calgary by a margin of 33-25.
Columbus heads into a battle against the Ducks. Calgary, meanwhile, will have their next action against Edmonton.