Columbus Ices Calgary 2-1 - Recap
Columbus needed a shootout to earn a 2-1 victory over Calgary on Sunday in NHL action at Scotiabank Saddledome.
The Blue Jackets were a +185 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Cam Atkinson clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 4 for the Blue Jackets. Columbus got goals from Nikita Nikitin in the victory. Nikitin opened the scoring at 13:03 of the first period.
Steve Mason turned in a 28-save effort for the Blue Jackets.
Matt Stajan scored for the Flames, finding the net behind Steve Mason.
Calgary got a 17-stop effort from Miikka Kiprusoff in the loss.
On the power play, Columbus went 0-for-2, while the Flames were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Columbus lost the shots on goal battle to Calgary by a margin of 31-18.
Next game, Columbus takes its act home to face Chicago looking for another win. For Calgary, they head on the road to face Colorado.