12/12 20:46 CST Columbus scores 3 in 1st, top Rangers
Columbus scores 3 in 1st, top Rangers
NEW YORK (AP) --- Matt Calvert, Artem Anisimov and David Savard scored in the
first 11:10 and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Rangers 4-2 on Thursday
night, sending New York to its fourth straight loss.
The Rangers, 0-3-1 on its nine-game homestand, closed within 3-2 in the third
period, but Ryan Johansen pushed Columbus' lead back to two goals with 1:32
The Blue Jackets goalie tandem of Curtis McElhinney and Mike McKenna, who are
subbing for injured reigning Vezina Trophy winner Sergei Bobrovsky, stopped 32
of 34 shots.
Columbus (14-15-3) has won two in a row.
Dominic Moore and Dan Girardi scored for New York. Henrik Lundqvist was pulled
after he stopped only 10 of 13 shots in the first period.
Cam Talbot relieved and made 13 saves the rest of the way, allowing only
Johansen's goal between his pads.