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Columbus Falls 4-3 to Blackhawks - Recap

The Blue Jackets came up short Friday against the Blackhawks, falling 4-3 in a shootout.

Chicago won as a -209 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

The win was clinched by Viktor Stalberg, who beat Mathieu Garon in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Chicago. Chicago got goals from Brent Seabrook, Bryan Bickell, and Patrick Kane in the victory. Kane opened the scoring at 2:41 of the first period.

Corey Crawford stopped 31 of 34 Columbus shots in the victory.

Columbus got goals from Samuel Pahlsson, Derick Brassard, and Maksim Mayorov in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Mathieu Garon stopped 26 of 29 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Chicago went 1-for-4, while the Blue Jackets were 1-for-7 with the man advantage.

Chicago lost the shots on goal battle to Columbus by a margin of 34-29.

Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Lightning. The Blue Jackets will aim to get back on the winning track vs St. Louis.