Columbus vs New York Recap - Blue Jackets Win 3-2
|Columbus vs New York Recap - Blue Jackets Win 3-2|
The Islanders came up short Saturday against the Blue Jackets, falling 3-2 in a shootout.
Columbus won as a +113 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
The win was clinched by Cam Atkinson, who beat Evgeni Nabokov in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Columbus. Columbus got goals from Mark Letestu and Ryan Johansen in the victory. Letestu opened the scoring at 7:45 of the third period.
Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 28 of 30 New York shots in the victory.
New York got goals from Lubomir Visnovsky and Matt Moulson in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 27 of 29 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Columbus scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while New York went 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
New York outshot Columbus 30-29 in the game.
Columbus looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sabres. The Islanders will aim to get back on the winning track vs Phoenix.