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Columbus Blue Jackets (15-22-9)


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3-4
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L 1-4
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L 1-5
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@ Fla 
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@ Fla 
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Stars use 4-goal second period to dominate Blue Jackets, 5-1

DALLAS (AP) Joe Pavelski scored his team-high 18th goal of the season as one of five Dallas players with a goal and an assist, and the Stars scored four times in 6 1/2 minutes in the second period to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 on Saturday night.

Denis Gurianov, Jamie Benn, John Klingberg and Esa Lindell also had a goal and an assist for the Stars, who are on a season-high six-game point streak (3-0-3) after sweeping two games from the Blue Jackets. Rookie goalie Jake Oettinger made 20 saves in improving to 5-0-1 this season against Columbus.

Dallas pulled within three points of the last playoff spot in the Central Division with 13 games to play. The Stars, who played in last season's Stanley Cup Final, have chased that spot for most of the season after their first four games were postponed because of COVID-19 issues within the team.

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Leaders
Points: O. Bjorkstrand33
Plus/Minus: M. Del Zotto9
Shots on Goal: C. Atkinson131
PIM: M. Domi67
Win: J. Korpisalo9
Shutouts: E. Merzlikins1
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 112 (26)
Shots: 1324 (12)
PP%: 13.7% (28)
Penalty Minutes: 325 (21)
Assists: 195 (23)
SH Goals: 5 (4)
Standings
  W L OTL Pts
Carolina 29 10 4 62
Florida 28 12 5 61
Tampa Bay 29 13 2 60
Nashville 24 21 1 49
Chicago 21 19 5 47
Dallas 17 14 12 46
Columbus 15 22 9 39
Detroit 16 24 6 38
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 151 (3)
Shots Against: 1464 (2)
PK%: 78.6% (19)
Penalty Minutes: 295 (29)
Shutouts: 1 (25)
Sv%: 0.897 (25)
Injuries
Date Player Status
4/9 Z. Werenski Sports hernia (IR)
4/6 B. Jenner Fractured finger (IR)
3/18 E. Bemstrom Lower-body injury (IR)
1/3 G. Nyquist Shoulder (IR)
1/3 B. Dubinsky Wrist (IR)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/17 C. Meyer Signed One-year, entry-level contract
4/15 J. Dunne Called up from minors from taxi squad
4/12 K. Sherwood Called up from minors from taxi squad
4/12 A. Peeke Called up from minors from taxi squad
4/12 R. MacInnis Called up from minors from taxi squad
4/12 N. Gerbe Designated for assignment Taxi squad
4/12 A. Clendening Designated for assignment Taxi squad
4/12 J. Dunne Designated for assignment Taxi squad
4/11 K. Sherwood Designated for assignment Taxi squad
4/10 S. Harrington Called up from minors from taxi squad