Posted November 22, 2011 on AP on Fox
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The Columbus Blue Jackets have a long way to go in order to climb out of the early hole they've dug for themselves, though journeyman goaltender Curtis Sanford has helped spark a recent surge. Columbus seeks its first three-game winning streak since February as it goes for its first-ever road victory over the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday night. The Blue Jackets (5-13-2) have the NHL's worst record, though their first back-to-back wins of the season and a 3-1-1 mark in their last five have created some optimism. Jeff Carter scored twice, Rick Nash ended a seven-game goal drought and Vinny Prospal added three assists in a 4-1 win over Calgary on Monday, which followed a 4-3 overtime victory over Nashville on Saturday. ''We had talked about chemistry and getting the whole team together and having everybody out there on the same page,'' coach Scott Arniel said. ''It's starting to evolve into that.'' Sanford won both games and is 2-0-1 wi...
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