Blue Jackets vs Avalanche Final: 3-1 - Recap
|Blue Jackets vs Avalanche Final: 3-1 - Recap|
The Blue Jackets earned a 3-1 victory over the Avalanche on Friday at Nationwide Arena.
Columbus won as a -125 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Derek MacKenzie, Rick Nash, and Derick Brassard each scored for the Blue Jackets in the victory. Nash opened the scoring for Columbus, finding the back of the net at 7:19 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Jakub Voracek and Fedor Tyutin.
Mathieu Garon turned in a 31-save effort for the Blue Jackets.
Philippe Dupuis scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Mathieu Garon.
Colorado got a 29-stop effort from Peter Budaj in the loss.
On the power play, Columbus went 0-for-2, while the Avalanche were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Columbus looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Stars. The Avalanche will aim to get back on the winning track at Nashville.