NEW YORK, N.Y. (AP) – Sergei Bobrovsky made 40 saves through overtime and two more in the shootout in his first action in over a month and the Blue Jackets beat the New York Rangers 4-3 on Monday night.
Bobrovsky stopped Mats Zuccarello and Rick Nash in the tiebreaker, and Mark Letestu and Ryan Johansen scored against Henrik Lundqvist to win it.
Nash had tied it with his second power-play goal of the night, and ninth tally this season, at 6:55 of the third period as David Savard served a penalty for delay of game.
Brandon Dubinsky had a goal and assist against his former team, defenseman James Wisniewski also had a goal and assist, and Cam Atkinson scored on a second-period breakaway to help the Blue Jackets win for the second time in five games.
Brian Boyle cut the deficit to 3-2 at 4:53 of the third, and Lundqvist made 36 saves through overtime for New York, which had won three of four on the road before returning home.