Columbus Blue Jackets

McElhinney's Shutout Leads Blue Jackets Past Wild 4-0
The Columbus Blue Jackets took advantage of the Minnesota Wild, who were coming off an emotional game a day earlier.

The Blue Jackets got goals from Cam Atkinson, Nick Foligno, Boone Jenner and R.J. Umberger, and Curtis McElhinney posted his first shutout since 2011 in a 4-0 victory Friday night.
Shootout
While Columbus Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards lamented his team’s play after a big win at Minnesota, Mike Yeo tried to focus on the positives in the Wild’s third straight loss.
Back On Track
Jason Pominville scored a goal and had an assist for his first points for the Minnesota Wild and Niklas Backstrom made 24 saves in a 3-0 Wild victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday.
Wild End Slide
Pierre-Marc Bouchard scored the go-ahead goal late in the third period and the Minnesota Wild snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Tuesday night.