Blue Jackets Fall 5-1 Against Phoenix - Game Recap
|Blue Jackets Fall 5-1 Against Phoenix - Game Recap|
Phoenix cruised to victory on Wednesday, earning an easy 5-1 win over the Blue Jackets at Jobing.com Arena.
Phoenix won as a -160 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Phoenix got goals from Steve Sullivan (3) and Oliver Ekman-Larsson (2) in the victory. Sullivan opened the scoring at 7:27 of the second period.
Jason LaBarbera turned in a 21-save effort for the Coyotes.
Fedor Tyutin scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Jason LaBarbera.
Steve Mason stopped 37 of 42 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Phoenix went 1-for-5, while the Blue Jackets were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Columbus lost the shots on goal battle to Phoenix by a margin of 42-26.
Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sharks. The Blue Jackets will aim to get back on the winning track at Colorado.