Blackhawks Down Columbus 5-1 - Match Report
The battle between the Blackhawks and Blue Jackets didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Columbus was handed a 5-1 defeat on Tuesday at Nationwide Arena.
The Blackhawks were a -185 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Chicago got goals from Patrick Sharp (2), Marian Hossa, Brent Seabrook, and Andrew Shaw in the victory. Shaw opened the scoring at 4:12 of the first period.
Corey Crawford stopped 24 of 25 Columbus shots in the victory.
Columbus got a goal from Rick Nash in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Steve Mason stopped 22 of 27 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Chicago went 2-for-2, while the Blue Jackets were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Columbus lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 27-25.
Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Canucks. The Blue Jackets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Carolina.