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Blue Jackets Down Atlanta 3-0 - Match Report

Columbus's defense, led by netminder Mathieu Garon, shut down Atlanta 3-0 at Philips Arena on on Thursday.

Columbus won as a +100 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Columbus got goals from R.J. Umberger, Derick Brassard, and Jakub Voracek in the victory. Brassard opened the scoring at 4:46 of the second period.

Mathieu Garon turned in a 25-save effort for the Blue Jackets.

Atlanta got a 39-stop effort from Ondrej Pavelec in the loss.

On the power play, Columbus went 0-for-1, while the Thrashers were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Atlanta lost the shots on goal battle to Columbus by a margin of 42-25.

Columbus heads into a battle against the Wild. Atlanta, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.