COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Evander Kane returned from an injury to score a goal and add an assist, leading the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-2 victory over the Blue Jackets on Monday night.
The Blue Jackets had picked up points in five of their past six games (4-1-1).
Mark Scheifele and Bryan Little also had goals for the Jets, with Al Montoya making 22 saves.
R.J. Umberger and Fedor Tyutin had the goals for the Blue Jackets, who had a first-period goal disallowed.
The Jets won four of six games on a road swing only to return home and go 0-2-1 before heading to Columbus.
The Blue Jackets hit the road to open a home-and-home series against the Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center in Phlladelphia on Thursday (7:00 p.m./FS Ohio HD).