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Columbus vs New Jersey Recap - Blue Jackets Win 2-1

Columbus needed a shootout to earn a 2-1 victory over New Jersey on Friday in NHL action at Prudential Center.

Columbus won as a +120 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Cam Atkinson clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 3 for the Blue Jackets. Columbus got goals from Artem Anisimov in the victory. Anisimov opened the scoring at 7:34 of the first period.

Curtis McElhinney turned in a 16-save effort for the Blue Jackets.

New Jersey got a goal from Adam Henrique in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

New Jersey got a 29-stop effort from Martin Brodeur in the loss.

On the power play, Columbus went 0-for-5, while the Devils were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Columbus outshot New Jersey 30-17 in the game.

Columbus looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Penguins. The Devils will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.