Recap - Blue Jackets Defeat New York 4-2
The Blue Jackets earned a 4-2 victory over the Rangers on Thursday at Madison Square Garden.
The Blue Jackets were a +155 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Artem Anisimov, Matt Calvert, David Savard, and Ryan Johansen each scored for the Blue Jackets in the victory. Calvert opened the scoring for Columbus, finding the back of the net at 0:38 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Cam Atkinson and Fedor Tyutin.
Mike McKenna stopped 17 of 18 New York shots in the victory.
New York got goals from Dominic Moore and Dan Girardi in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Cam Talbot stopped 13 of 14 shots for the Rangers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Columbus went 0-for-2, while the Rangers were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Columbus lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 34-27.
Columbus looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blues. The Rangers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Calgary.