Blue Jackets vs Sabres Final: 4-1 - Recap
The Blue Jackets earned a 4-1 victory over the Sabres on Thursday at First Niagara Center.
Bettors who backed the Blue Jackets were rewarded as -110 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go PUSH the closing total of 5.
Marian Gaborik, Brandon Dubinsky, Nick Foligno, and Cam Atkinson each scored for the Blue Jackets in the victory. Atkinson opened the scoring for Columbus, finding the back of the net at 1:51 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Marian Gaborik and James Wisniewski.
Sergei Bobrovsky turned in a 26-save effort for the Blue Jackets.
Thomas Vanek scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Sergei Bobrovsky.
Buffalo got a 29-stop effort from Ryan Miller in the loss.
On the power play, Columbus went 0-for-4, while the Sabres were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to Columbus by a margin of 33-27.
Next game, Columbus takes its act home to face Boston looking for another win. For Buffalo, they head on the road to face Chicago.