Clolumbus’ Battle With Consistency: 5 Things to Watch Tonight Against Anaheim

November 19th, 2010 by Patrick Drottar Leave a reply »
On Wednesday night, the Columbus Blue Jackets started their three game road trip out west in Los Angeles against a Kings team that was unbeaten at home. LA had racked up six straight wins inside of the Staples Center and not many people thought Columbus would be the team to stop them. 

However, the Blue Jackets came in focused and were able to pull off the victory and hand one of the Western Conference's best teams their first home defeat.

The game was back and forth, with the Blue Jackets watching two one goal leads disappear in the first two periods. L.A. would finally take their first lead in the third period, but it didn't last long as Jared Boll tallied his second goal of the year to tie the game at three. Rick Nash would record his 7th goal to give the Jackets the lead and would later bury a empty net goal to seal the deal for Columbus. This is the seventh straight season where the young captain has led the team in scoring.

The Blue Jackets win comes after another blowout loss to the Colorado Avalanche on Friday, who have outscored Columbus 10-2 in their two games against each ...

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