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Anisimov's short-handed goal, Jackets' 3 power-play tallies carry them over Panthers 6-3

Saturday, 03.01.2014 / 4:45 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Anisimov's short-handed goal, Jackets' 3 power-play tallies carry them over Panthers 6-3

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Artem Anisimov scored a short-handed goal late in the second period and Columbus' special teams provided four goals in the Blue Jackets' 6-3 win over the Florida Panthers on Saturday.

David Savard, Cam Atkinson and R.J. Umberger added power-play goals — the Blue Jackets were 3 for 4 with a man advantage — while Jack Johnson had two assists. Savard also had an assist.

Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 17 shots as Columbus ended a three-game losing skid.

Shawn Mathias and Nick Bjugstad each had a goal and an assist and Sean Bergenheim also scored for the Panthers, who lost their fourth in a row and have dropped seven of eight.

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