Islanders Fall 5-2 Against Columbus - Game Recap
Columbus skated to a 5-2 victory over New York on Saturday in NHL action at Nationwide Arena.
The Blue Jackets were a -132 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Columbus got goals from R.J. Umberger, James Wisniewski, Brandon Dubinsky, Ryan Johansen, and Cam Atkinson in the victory. Dubinsky opened the scoring at 6:25 of the first period.
Sergei Bobrovsky turned in a 24-save effort for the Blue Jackets.
Frans Nielsen and Thomas Hickey scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Sergei Bobrovsky.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 24 of 28 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Columbus scored 2 times on 4 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Columbus by a margin of 29-26.
Columbus looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Capitals. The Islanders will aim to get back on the winning track at Montreal.