Ottawa vs Columbus Wrap - Ottawa Wins 4-1
Ottawa earned a 4-1 victory over Columbus behind a 2-goal performance from Erik Karlsson on Tuesday at Nationwide Arena.
Ottawa was an underdog by +105 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Ottawa got goals from Erik Karlsson (2), Chris Neil, and Clarke MacArthur in the victory. Karlsson opened the scoring at 14:51 of the first period.
Robin Lehner stopped 32 of 33 Columbus shots in the victory.
Columbus got a goal from R.J. Umberger in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Curtis McElhinney stopped 20 of 23 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Ottawa went 0-for-4, while the Blue Jackets were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to Columbus by a margin of 33-24.
Next game, Ottawa takes its act home to face Montreal looking for another win. For Columbus, they head home to face New York.