Blue Jackets vs Wild Final: 2-1 - Recap
|Blue Jackets vs Wild Final: 2-1 - Recap|
Columbus earned a 2-1 victory over Minnesota on Saturday, but needed a shootout to do it at Xcel Energy Center.
Columbus won as a +133 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Ryan Johansen clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 4 for the Blue Jackets. Columbus got goals from Dalton Prout in the victory. Prout opened the scoring at 19:38 of the second period.
Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 32 of 33 Minnesota shots in the victory.
Jason Pominville scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Sergei Bobrovsky.
Darcy Kuemper stopped 28 of 29 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Columbus scored 0 times on 0 chances on the power play, while Minnesota went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Columbus lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 33-29.
Columbus looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Hurricanes. The Wild will aim to get back on the winning track at Boston.