Columbus vs St. Louis Wrap - Columbus Wins 5-2
|Columbus vs St. Louis Wrap - Columbus Wins 5-2|
R.J. Umberger scored twice to lead the Blue Jackets over St. Louis 5-2 on Saturday at Scottrade Center.
Columbus won as a +320 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Columbus got goals from R.J. Umberger (2), Vinny Prospal, Jared Boll, and Derek Dorsett in the victory. Boll opened the scoring at 6:16 of the first period.
Allen York turned in a 34-save effort for the Blue Jackets.
St. Louis got goals from David Backes and David Perron in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Jaroslav Halak stopped 28 of 32 shots for the Blues, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Columbus went 2-for-8, while the Blues were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
St. Louis outshot Columbus 36-33 in the game.
Columbus looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Coyotes. The Blues will aim to get back on the winning track vs Detroit.