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Buffalo vs Columbus Recap - Blue Jackets Win 5-1

Buffalo vs Columbus Recap - Blue Jackets Win 5-1

Buffalo couldn't hang with the Blue Jackets on Friday as Columbus blasted the Sabres 5-1 at Nationwide Arena.

The Blue Jackets were a +110 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Columbus got goals from Rick Nash (2), R.J. Umberger, Marc Methot, and Mark Letestu in the victory. Letestu opened the scoring at 10:50 of the first period.

Curtis Sanford turned in a 28-save effort for the Blue Jackets.

Jordan Leopold scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Curtis Sanford.

Jhonas Enroth stopped 14 of 18 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Columbus scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while Buffalo went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

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

Columbus looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blues. The Sabres will aim to get back on the winning track vs Washington.