Mason and Umberger Knock Out Carolina: Blue Jackets 5, Hurricanes 1
The Blue Jackets broke out of their mini-slump in a big way, all but ending the Carolina Hurricanes' playoff bid with a 5-1 win.
Can the Blue Jackets bounce back from their ugly loss on Tuesday? The streaking Carolina Hurricanes stand in their way tonight.
|- 1, Columbus Goal - Vinny Prospal (13), from Jack Johnson and David Savard at 6:50. Penalties - Mark Letestu, Columbus (Tripping), 10:21; Ryan Johansen, Columbus (Interference), 14:45.|
|- 2, Columbus Power-Play Goal - R.J. Umberger (12), from Nikita Nikitin and Derick Brassard at 9:03. 3, Carolina Goal - Drayson Bowman (6), from Brandon Sutter and Justin Faulk at 13:16. 4, Columbus Goal - R.J. Umberger (13), from Derick Brassard and Nikita Nikitin at 14:36. Penalties - Tuomo Ruutu, Carolina (Interference on goalkeeper), 8:35; Bryan Allen, Carolina (Slashing), 10:45; Brett Lebda, Columbus (Tripping), 19:30; Derick Brassard, Columbus (Delaying Game-Puck over glass), 19:55.|
|- 5, Columbus Goal - R.J. Umberger (14), from Derick Brassard at 14:58. 6, Columbus Goal - Mark Letestu (9), from Vinny Prospal and Jack Johnson at 16:45. Penalties - Jussi Jokinen, Carolina (Slashing), 6:49; Colton Gillies, Columbus (Tripping), 10:49.|