Feb. 27, 2017
Columbus Dominates NY Rangers
Every point matters in games when teams are close to one another in the NHL standings. Winning divisional games in regulation is a 4-point swing for teams. The Columbus Blue Jackets dominated the New York Rangers 5 to 2.
Alexander Wennberg scored off a deflection early in the first-period for the Blue Jackets. Rick Nash tied the game at 1, a couple of minutes later in the period. Cam Atkinson scored a power-play goal to put the Blue Jackets back in front.
Alexander Wennberg scored his second goal of the game in the second-period for the Jackets. Cam Atkinson scored his second goal of the game in the third-period for Columbus.
Josh Anderson scored a late goal for the Blue Jackets, and Jesper Fast scored a late goal for the Rangers. Henrik Lundqvist stopped 21 shots for the Rangers. Bobrovsky stopped 28 shots for the Blue Jackets.
Columbus won the series 3-2 and these teams could face each other in the postseason.