Columbus 4, Colorado 3

Monday, April 15, 2013 9:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Columbus 20-16-3-4 13-5-2-3 7-11-1-1 W4
Colorado 14-22-5-2 11-7-3-0 3-15-2-2 L1


Blue Jackets 4, Avalanche 3 (OT): R.J. Umberger tied the game with 87 seconds remaining in the third period and Nick Foligno scored at 4:31 of overtime as visiting Columbus extended its winning streak to four games.

Mark Letestu and Blake Comeau also scored, Foligno added an assist and Sergei Bobrovsky made 29 saves for the Blue Jackets, who improved to 2-0-0 on their six-game road trip. Columbus pulled even in points for eighth place in the Western Conference with Detroit, which owns the tiebreaker.

Umberger slid a backhand shot between Jean-Sebastien Giguere's pads just 35 seconds after Jamie McGinn scored on a power play to give Colorado a 3-2 lead. Foligno carried the puck down the right wing on a 2-on-1 rush before beating Giguere from the right faceoff circle for the winning goal.

Cody McLeod scored twice, Ryan O'Reilly recorded a pair of assists and Giguere stopped 26 shots for the Avalanche, who have earned points in four straight contests (2-0-2).

McLeod opened the scoring at 10:57 of the second period and, after Letestu and Comeau had given Columbus a 2-1 lead, completed his fourth career two-goal performance with a deflection at 5:21 of the third.

GAME NOTEBOOK: McLeod had not scored twice since Oct. 17, 2009 at Detroit. ... Bobrovsky allowed more than two goals for just the second time in 12 starts. ... The Blue Jackets have won only six of their last 24 visits to Colorado.

Top Game Performances

Columbus   Colorado
Nick Foligno 2 Points Cody McLeod 2
Nick Foligno 1 Goals Cody McLeod 2
Nick Foligno 1 Assists Ryan O'Reilly 2
N/A Power Play Goals Jamie McGinn 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Sergei Bobrovsky .906 Save Percentage Jean-Sebastien Giguere .867
Sergei Bobrovsky 29 Saves Jean-Sebastien Giguere 26

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Columbus 30 4 0-1 2-3 11 40
Colorado 32 3 1-3 1-1 7 25

Upcoming Games

  • Colorado will play its next game at home against Edmonton. The Avalanche have a W/L % of .286 after a win and .357 after a loss.
  • Columbus will play its next game on the road against Anaheim. The Blue Jackets have a W/L % of .579 after a win and .348 after a loss.
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