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Columbus Blue Jackets (30-18-12)


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@ Buf 
3-4
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vs. NYR 
L 1-3
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@ NJ 
3-4
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@ Phi 
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vs. Phi 
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Blackwood makes 52 saves, Devils beat Blue Jackets 4-3 in SO

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) While there has been a lot written about No. 1 overall draft selections Nico Hischier and Jack Hughes being the New Jersey Devils' future, there is no doubt rookie goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood is the club's best player.

Blackwood made a career-high 52 saves and stopped six of seven attempts in the shootout to lead the Devils over the scuffling Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 Sunday night.

"We had over 30 scoring chances," Columbus coach John Tortorella said after his club lost its fifth straight (0-2-3). "Blackwood was the story of the game. We had more Grade As tonight than we had in three or four weeks in our offensive attack."

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Leaders
Points: P. Dubois44
Plus/Minus: S. Jones10
Shots on Goal: O. Bjorkstrand154
PIM: N. Foligno56
Win: J. Korpisalo17
Shutouts: E. Merzlikins5
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 155 (27)
Shots: 1947 (5)
PP%: 16.1% (26)
Penalty Minutes: 417 (28)
Assists: 253 (27)
SH Goals: 3 (28)
Standings
Metropolitan Division
  W L OTL Pts
Washington 37 16 5 79
Pittsburgh 36 15 6 78
NY Islanders 33 18 6 72
Columbus 30 18 12 72
Philadelphia 32 20 7 71
Carolina 33 21 4 70
NY Rangers 30 24 4 64
New Jersey 22 26 10 54
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 147 (30)
Shots Against: 1782 (24)
PK%: 83.0% (7)
Penalty Minutes: 416 (29)
Shutouts: 7 (1)
Sv%: 0.918 (4)
Injuries
Date Player Status
2/10 S. Jones Fractured ankle (IR)
2/10 C. Atkinson Sprained ankle (IR)
2/2 A. Wennberg Upper-body injury - left game (IR)
1/3 D. Kukan Torn meniscus (IR)
1/1 A. Texier Lumbar stress fracture (IR)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
2/16 K. Sherwood Called up from minors from Cleveland-AHL
2/14 J. Lilja Called up from minors from Cleveland-AHL
2/14 L. Foudy Sent to minors London-OHL
2/12 G. Carlsson Called up from minors from Cleveland-AHL
2/12 L. Foudy Called up from minors from London-OHL
2/11 L. Foudy Sent to minors London-OHL
2/11 G. Carlsson Sent to minors Cleveland-AHL
2/10 G. Carlsson Called up from minors from Cleveland-AHL
2/9 L. Foudy Called up from minors from London-OHL
2/8 R. MacInnis Sent to minors Cleveland-AHL