Blue Jackets Down Toronto 5-2 - Match Report
The Blue Jackets beat Toronto 5-2 on Friday, earning a victory backstopped by Sergei Bobrovsky's 23 saves.
Columbus won as a -127 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Marian Gaborik, Brandon Dubinsky, Nick Foligno, Ryan Johansen, and Ryan Murray each scored for the Blue Jackets in the victory. Murray opened the scoring for Columbus, finding the back of the net at 4:55 of the first period. The goal was assisted by R.J. Umberger and James Wisniewski.
Sergei Bobrovsky turned in a 23-save effort for the Blue Jackets.
Dave Bolland and Phil Kessel scored for the Maple Leafs, finding the net behind Sergei Bobrovsky.
Toronto got a 31-stop effort from Jonathan Bernier in the loss.
On the power play, Columbus went 1-for-6, while the Maple Leafs were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Columbus outshot Toronto 36-25 in the game.
Next game, Columbus takes its act home to face Anaheim looking for another win. For Toronto, they head home to face Pittsburgh.