News

Win vaults CBJ into playoff contention

/Image courtesy Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Blue Jackets reclaimed the second wild card playoff spot in the Eastern Conference with a 4-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Tuesday.

Artem Anisimov scored twice, including a late insurance goal, as the CBJ held off a third-period rally. Anisimov’s first goal came with 5:00 left in the first period and gave Columbus a 3-0 lead.

The Blue Jackets have won three in a row and are vying for only their second postseason appearance since joining the league in 2000.

Columbus climbed into a tie for seventh place in the conference with the Rangers, leapfrogging the Red Wings who suffered a 4-3 loss to New Jersey. Columbus also surpassed idle Washington for sole possession of fourth place in the Metropolitan Division.

Sergei Bobrovsky made 31 saves, one on an open shot by Jamie Benn with 5 minutes left with the Blue Jackets clinging to a one-goal lead. Bobrovsky solidly tracked loose pucks near the crease the entire game to improve to 5-0-1 against Dallas.

Columbus scored on the first shot of the game and bolted to a 3-0 first-period lead on goals by Boone Jenner, R.J. Umberger and Anisimov against back-up Dan Ellis, making his first appearance since Feb. 1.

Featured Events

CommunityCalendar620

New Year’s Eve with Elvis

Celebrate New Year’s Even with dinner and dancing to the tunes by authentic Elvis Presley tribute artist Mike Albert.

News

in Entertainment

Stars lose millions of followers in Instagram crackdown

Fresh
kim-kardashian2

Justin Bieber and Kim Kardashian are among the celebs who lost fake followers when the social media service purged fraudulent accounts.

in Lifestyle

Forget 2-day shipping, Amazon launches 1-hour delivery

A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado on July 28, 2008.

You won't get your deliveries in a New York minute, but you might be able to get them in a Manhattan hour.

in Lifestyle

American Kennel Club adds 4 new dog breeds

akcdogs

The AKC now recognizes 184 breeds of dogs.