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Brandon Dubinsky has goal, assist as Blue Jackets explode offensively in 6-2 rout of Sharks

Monday, 02.11.2013 / 9:45 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Brandon Dubinsky has goal, assist as Blue Jackets explode offensively in 6-2 rout of Sharks

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Brandon Dubinsky had a goal and an assist and the Columbus Blue Jackets had their biggest offensive output of the season against the NHL's stingiest defence in a 6-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Monday night.

James Wisniewski and Nikita Nikitin added goals, Cody Goloubef picked up his first NHL goal and Vinny Prospal and Mark Letestu tied a franchise record by scoring 8 seconds apart in the third period. Nick Foligno and Matt Calvert each had two assists.

Columbus scored 43 seconds into the game, added two goals 1:11 apart in the second period and then scored three goals in the opening 5:45 of the final period.

Patrick Marleau and Joe Pavelski scored for the Sharks, who have lost five in a row after a 7-0 start.

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