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The Columbus Blue Jackets continued on their hot streak thanks to the man they call Bob.
Sergei Bobrovsky made 39 saves in regulation and overtime, then two more in the shootout to finish with his second career shutout - both in the last week - and lead surging Columbus to a 1-0 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday night, extending the Blue Jackets' franchise record point streak to 10 games.
Columbus is one of the hottest teams in the NHL and Bobrovsky (9-6-5) has been a big reason why, stopping 239 of 245 shots in his past eight games.
''Nothing new, nothing new,'' Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards said. ''He was great again tonight.''
Artem Anisimov and Mark Letestu scored in the shootout, making nice moves then firing shots past Mike Smith, who made 23 saves and also got credit for a shutout, his fourth of the season and 23rd of his career.
''Didn't give up a lot on both sides and both goaltenders were outstanding, and i...
BEST OF MAXIM
Not so long ago, the Columbus Blue Jackets had the worst record in the NHL, just as they did last season.
Then goalie Sergei Bobrovsky began blocking every shot that came close to him and the Blue Jackets started pushing back against teams that had been dominating them.
Now they're on a franchise-record nine-game points streak and shockingly find themselves within range of...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Sergei Bobrovsky made 39 saves in regulation and overtime, then two more in the shootout to finish with his second career shutout -- both coming in the last week -- to lift surging Columbus to a 1-0 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday night, extending the Blue Jackets' franchise record point streak to 10 games.
Artem Anisimov and Mark Letestu...
from Aaron Portzline of Puck-Rakers,
The Blue Jackets have a 10-game point streak after tonight. Once left for dead, the Jackets are 6-0-4 in that span and -- Holy Bobrovsky! -- only two points out of the Stanley Cup playoffs in the Western Conference as this is being typed.
Bobrovsky may not be the only reason, but he's at the top of the list. He may be the first four...
Are the Columbus Blue Jackets for real?
Lost in the Chicago Blackhawks’ incredible, record-setting 21-0-3 start to their season was the recent surge of the Columbus Blue Jackets who have reeled off five consecutive victories as well as are riding a nine-game consecutive point streak (5-0-4) to improve to 10-12-6, thus escaping the National Hockey League’s (NHL’s) basement which...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated defenseman John Moore off injured reserve after he missed eight games with a shoulder injury, and assigned defenseman Cody Goloubef to their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Mass.
The 22-year-old Moore has two goals and six assists in 82 career games with the Blue Jackets. The former first-rounder, 21st...
It would be nice if the Coyotes could roll into Columbus and count on a win against the perennially impotent Blue Jackets. But before back-to-back 2-1 shootout losses to likely division champs Vancouver and Chicago, Columbus had won five straight, and the Jackets have now earned 12 of their last 14 possible points.
Thats not good news for a club still looking to establish a road...
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After a inexplicable series of events Sunday night against Edmonton to drop the game 3-2 and stretch their losing streak to 3 games, the Predators are now mired in a 4-9-2 slump. This sets up a strangely familiar and very important match-up with Central Division foe Columbus on Tuesday night at Nationwide Arena.
Most won’t (and don’t...
While the Columbus Blue Jackets continue to surge behind red-hot goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky, the Nashville Predators are struggling to end their slide.
Riding a team-record 10-game point streak, the Blue Jackets look to build on the latest strong performance from Bobrovsky and hand the visiting Predators a season-high fourth consecutive loss Tuesday night.
Bobrovsky made 39 saves...
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