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Bruins vs Blue Jackets Final: 3-1 - Recap

The Bruins earned a 3-1 victory over the Blue Jackets on Saturday at Nationwide Arena.

Boston was favored by -126 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.

Chris Kelly, Loui Eriksson, and Milan Lucic each scored for the Bruins in the victory. Kelly opened the scoring for Boston, finding the back of the net at 16:18 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Jarome Iginla and David Krejci.

Tuukka Rask turned in a 26-save effort for the Bruins.

Columbus got a goal from Jack Johnson in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 33 of 35 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Boston went 0-for-4, while the Blue Jackets were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.

Boston outshot Columbus 36-27 in the game.

Boston heads into a battle against the Red Wings. Columbus, meanwhile, will have their next action against Detroit.