Blue Jackets vs Wild Final: 4-0 - Recap
Hockey bettors who backed the Blue Jackets on the moneyline Friday didn’t have to sweat out a close game, as Columbus easily handled Minnesota 4-0 at Nationwide Arena.
The Blue Jackets were a +100 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.
Columbus got goals from R.J. Umberger, Nick Foligno, Cam Atkinson, and Boone Jenner in the victory. Atkinson opened the scoring at 1:17 of the second period.
Curtis McElhinney stopped 20 of 20 Minnesota shots in the victory.
Minnesota got a 37-stop effort from Niklas Backstrom in the loss.
On the power play, Columbus went 1-for-3, while the Wild were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Columbus outshot Minnesota 41-20 in the game.
Columbus looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Penguins. The Wild will aim to get back on the winning track vs San Jose.