What good hockey for Columbus the past couple of days. The Jackets played three games in four nights, and in three different cities, and went 2 for 3 during the stretch. Here is what happened.
On Wednseday, the Jackets were in Newark battling the New Jersey Devils, and won 2-1. The Devils' goal came from Adam Henrique, and the only assist was from Mike Cammalieri. Cory Scheinder stopped 23 of 25 Jackets' shots, for a 0.920 save percentage (92%). For Columbus, they got goals from William Karlsson and Matt Calvert. Other players that got points include Nick Folingo, Jack Johnson, Cam Atkinson, and David Savard. Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 27 of 28 shots for a 0.964 save percentage (96.4%).
CBJ Three Stars of the Night (@NJD)
1. Matt Calvert- one goal (3)
2. William Karlsson (3)
3. Sergei Bobrovsky- 1G on 28 SA (96.4%)
On Black Friday, Columbus battled Pittsburgh at Nationwide Arena. At home, they beat the Penguins in an overtime thriller, 2-1. Pittsburgh got their lone goal from Evgeni Malkin, and got an assist from Sidney Crosby. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 41 of 43 Blue Jackets shots for a 0.953 save percentage (95.3%). For Columbus, they got goals from Ryan Johansen and Cam Atkinson. They also got points from Brandon Saad, Brandon Dubinsky, Kevin Connuaton, and Jack Johnson. Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 24 of 25 Penguin shots for a 0.960 save percentage (96%).
CBJ Three Stars of the Night (v. PIT)
1. Cam Atkinson- OT GWG (6)
2. Ryan Johansen- goal (5)
3. Brandon Saad- assist (7)
On Saturday, the Blue Jackets traveled to Missouri to battle the St. Louis Blues. The Jackets lost a hard fought battle 3-1 to the Blues. The Blues got goals from Vladimir Tarasenko, Scottie Upshall, and Alex Steen. Other players with points include David Backes and Kevin Shattenkirk. Jake Allen stopped 23 of 24 Jacket shots for a 0.958 save percentage (95.8%). Columbus' lone goal came from Ryan Johansen. The only player with a helper was David Savard. Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 29 of 31 shots for a 0.935 save percentage (93.5%).
CBJ Three Stars of the Night
1. Ryan Johansen- goal (6)
2. David Savard- assist (11)
3. Sergei Bobrovsky- 2G against on 31 shots (93.5%)
More to come...