Recap - Blue Jackets Defeat Philadelphia 6-3

Recap - Blue Jackets Defeat Philadelphia 6-3

Columbus earned a 6-3 victory over Philadelphia behind a 2-goal performance from R.J. Umberger on Saturday at Nationwide Arena.

Columbus won as a -115 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Columbus got goals from R.J. Umberger (2), Ryan Johansen (2), David Savard, and Boone Jenner in the victory. Johansen opened the scoring at 10:43 of the first period.

Curtis McElhinney turned in a 33-save effort for the Blue Jackets.

Wayne Simmonds (2) and Sean Couturier scored for the Flyers, finding the net behind Curtis McElhinney.

Ray Emery stopped 23 of 28 shots for the Flyers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Columbus scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Philadelphia went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.

Philadelphia outshot Columbus 36-29 in the game.

Columbus heads into a battle against the Hurricanes. Philadelphia, meanwhile, will have their next action against Minnesota.