Minnesota Falls 3-1 to Blue Jackets - Recap
R.J. Umberger scored twice to lead the Blue Jackets over Minnesota 3-1 on Saturday at Xcel Energy Center.
Columbus won as a +145 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Columbus got goals from R.J. Umberger (2) and James Wisniewski in the victory. Umberger opened the scoring at 19:04 of the first period.
Steve Mason stopped 34 of 35 Minnesota shots in the victory.
Devin Setoguchi scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Steve Mason.
Minnesota got a 16-stop effort from Niklas Backstrom in the loss.
Columbus scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Minnesota went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Columbus lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 35-19.
Columbus heads into a battle against the Ducks. Minnesota, meanwhile, will have their next action against Anaheim.