Atkinson scores in shootout and Blue Jackets slip past Devils 2-1

Friday, 12.27.2013 / 10:05 PM The Canadian Press

NEWARK, N.J. - Cam Atkinson scored in the shootout to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 2-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Friday.

Curtis McElhinney made 16 saves for Columbus, which has won three in a row. Artem Anisimov scored the Blue Jackets' goal in regulation.

New Jersey has lost two in a row. Martin Brodeur stopped 29 of 30 shots, and Adam Henrique scored for the Devils in the third period.

Atkinson scored the only goal in the shootout.

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