In Dallas, the Blue Jackets were dominated by the Stars, 5-1. A slow start by both teams, Dallas pulled through the tired Blue Jackets. The league's best team gets better, and the league's worst team stays at the bottom.
The Stars got goals from Tyler Seguin (2), Johnny Oduya, Alex Goligoski, and Mattias Janmark. Other players with points include Ales Hemsky, Jamie Benn, John Klingberg, Cody Eakin, Lehtonen, and Valeri Nichushkin. Kari Lehtonen stopped 34 of 35 shots for a 0.971 save percentage (97.1%).
For Columbus, their lone goal came from Scott Hartnell. They got helpers from Alex Wennberg and Nick Foligno. Surprisingly, Joonas Korpisalo was back in the pipes for Columbua, and he stopped 23 of 27 Stars shots for a 0.852 save percentage (85.2%). Curtis McElhinney played the final period, and stopped 6 of 7 shots for a 0.857 save percentage (85.7%).
CBJ Three Stars of the Night
1. Scott Hartnell- PPG (13)
2. Nick Foligno- assist (13)
3. Alex Wennberg- assist (6)
More to come…