The Columbus Blue Jackets have come back to defeat the Nashville Predators by a final score of 3-2 in overtime.
The Predators got both their goals last night from defensemen, continuing to prove that's their strongest suit. In the midst of the second period, defenseman Anthony Bitetto got a power play marker with assist from Matt Carle and Pontus Aberg. In the early stages of the third period, d-man Yannick Weber gave the Predators their only lead of the game; Calle Jarnkrok had the lone assist.
The Jackets got the first goal of the game from Lake Erie captain Ryan Craig; Gregory Campbell and Cam Atkinson had the assists. Paul Bittner got the game tying goal in the latter stages of the third period; Brandon Dubinsky had the assist. In overtime, Dubi had the game winning goal; Atkinson and Zach Werenski had the assists.
CBJ Three Stars of the Night
1. Brandon Dubinsky- GWG, assist
2. Cam Atkinson- Two assists
3. Paul Bittner- goal