Blue Jackets top Red Wings 4-1, snap five-game losing streak
Cam Atkinson had a short-handed goal and an assist, and Riley Nash, Jack Roslovic and Boone Jenner also scored for the Blue Jackets, who snapped a five-game losing streak with their most complete game in weeks. Atkinson scored at 7:44 of the first period after the Blue Jackets were penalized for having too many men on the ice. AdThat was gratifying for a Blue Jackets team that has given up some leads in the second period this season. “Step in the right direction,” Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella said. Blue Jackets: Begins a two-game series at Dallas on Thursday night.
Ryan makes Red Wings history in 3-2 OT win over Blue Jackets
DETROIT, MICHIGAN - FEBRUARY 01: View of the Detroit Red Wings center ice logo during a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Little Caesars Arena on February 01, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. Elvis Merzlikins stopped 24 shots for the Blue Jackets, who barely got settled in on their bench during the overtime before it was time to go to the dressing room. PANDEMIC PLAYThe Blue Jackets have not had newly acquired center Mikko Koivu in the lineup this season due to NHL’s COVID-19 protocols. Fox Sports Ohio analyst Jody Shelley was not a part of the Blue Jackets' broadcast, citing an abundance of caution. The Blue Jackets also will face Florida on their homestand.
Blue Jackets advance with 3-0 Game 5 win over Maple Leafs
TORONTO Goalie Joonas Kirpisalo and the Columbus Blue Jackets proved how they learned their lesson about holding three-goal leads. Korpisalo stopped 33 shots, Zach Werenski's floater from the left point in the first period held up as the winner, and the Blue Jackets defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-0 win in a decisive Game 5 on Sunday night. The Maple Leafs ran out of offense with captain John Tavares misfiring by hitting the post while facing a wide-open side in the first period. The Maple Leafs continued their one-and-done playoff woes in making their fourth straight postseason appearance, and fifth since the 2004-05 NHL lockout. NOTES: Maple Leafs LW Andreas Johnsson returned to play after being activated off injured reserve earlier in the day.
Red Wings Lose 5-4, Give Up 3 In The 3rd
The teams traded goals later in the period, but the Jackets held on for a 5-4 victory and a season-high three-game winning streak. Alexandre Texier, Cam Atkinson and Eric Robinson also scored for the Blue Jackets, and Joonas Korpisalo made 22 saves. Texier got the Blue Jackets on the board 5:37 into the first when he batted his own rebound from in front. Forty-four seconds later, Glendening put the Red Wings ahead 3-2 with a short-handed goal on an odd-man breakaway after the Blue Jackets turned over the puck at the blue line. Blue Jackets captain Nick Foligno said he could tell it was going to be a big third period.detroit.cbslocal.com