Recap - Blue Jackets Defeat Anaheim 3-1
|Recap - Blue Jackets Defeat Anaheim 3-1|
Rick Nash scored twice to lead the Blue Jackets over Anaheim 3-1 on Wednesday at Nationwide Arena.
The Blue Jackets were a -140 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Columbus got goals from Rick Nash (2) and Derek MacKenzie in the victory. MacKenzie opened the scoring at 3:32 of the second period.
Steve Mason stopped 31 of 32 Anaheim shots in the victory.
Anaheim got a goal from Teemu Selanne in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Jonas Hiller stopped 19 of 21 shots for the Ducks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Columbus scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Anaheim went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Anaheim outshot Columbus 32-22 in the game.
Next game, Columbus takes its act home to face Calgary looking for another win. For Anaheim, they head on the road to face Philadelphia.