Columbus vs New York Recap - Blue Jackets Win 4-3

Columbus vs New York Recap - Blue Jackets Win 4-3

Columbus needed a shootout to earn a 4-3 victory over New York on Monday in NHL action at Madison Square Garden.

Columbus was an underdog by +140 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.

Ryan Johansen clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Blue Jackets. Columbus got goals from James Wisniewski, Brandon Dubinsky, and Cam Atkinson in the victory. Dubinsky opened the scoring at 17:07 of the first period.

Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 40 of 43 New York shots in the victory.

Rick Nash (2) and Brian Boyle scored for the Rangers, finding the net behind Sergei Bobrovsky.

New York got a 36-stop effort from Henrik Lundqvist in the loss.

On the power play, Columbus went 0-for-3, while the Rangers were 2-for-6 with the man advantage.

Columbus lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 43-39.

Next game, Columbus takes its act home to face Carolina looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Chicago.