What a turn of events in Arizona. On Thursday, Columbus scored goals a plenty against the Coyotes in a 7-5 onslaught. This marks Columbus' second win in December.
Arizona got goals from Tobias Reider (2), Antoine Vermette, Viktor Tikhnov, and Jordan Martinook. Other players with points include Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Shane Doan, Michael Stone, Nicklas Grossmann, and Mikel Boedker. Andreas Lindback stopped 6 of 10 Columbus shots for a 0.600 save percentage (60%). Louis Domingue stopped 8 of 10 shots for a 0.800 save percentage (80%).
For Columbus, they got goals from seven different goal scorers- Brandon Saad, Matt Calvert, Alex Wennberg, Cam Atkinson, Nick Foligno, David Clarkson, and Brandon Dubinsky. They also got points from Scott Hartnell, Kevin Connuaton, Boone Jenner (my player to watch), and Curtis McElhinney. Big Mac stopped 27 of 32 shots for a 0.844 save percentage (84.4%).
CBJ Three Stars of the Night
1. Brandon Saad- goal (11), 2 assists (10)
2. Cam Atkinson- goal (10), 2 assists (11)
3. David Clarkson- first goal as Blue Jacket (1)
More to come…