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Full 60: Blue Jackets Defeat Predators in OT

Yes, of course! The Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch!

by Peter Fish @BlueJacketsNHL /

Matchup: Columbus Blue Jackets vs Nashville Predators

Time: 7:00 p.m. EST

Location: Nationwide Arena

CBJ Starting lineup -- Forwards: Foligno-Wennberg-Duclair Defense: Murray-Jones Goaltender: Bobrovsky

NSH Starting lineup -- Forwards: Forsberg-Johansen-Arvidsson Defense: Josi-Ellis Goaltender: Rinne

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: Get ready for tonight's #CBJ matchup against the Predators with the @Wendys Gameday Playlist!

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: 💙��#CBJ

First Twenty

00:00 - LINEUP: Korpi starting, Harry in, Berube called up and Bob and Kukan scratched

Joonas Korpisalo receives the start in net. In addition, J-F Berube has been called up to backup Korpi because Bob will not be with the team for tonight's game. In addition, Scott Harrington is back in the line-up and Kukan will sit after playing in the last two games for Columbus.

6:26 - GOAL: Boone with the backhander

The puck pops out of the corner to the top of the crease, Jenner finds it and flips it over Rinne's glove.

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: Boone's 7th of the season.#CBJ


END OF THE FIRST: 1-0 Blue Jackets

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: Good start good start

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: mmmmmmm, breadsticks

Second Twenty

5:39 - SCORING CHANCE: Duke with speed

Duclair carries the puck into the Nashville zone with speed, but isn't allowed to cut in towards the net due to good defensive play and Rinne makes the tight angle save.

7:37 - BIG SAVE: K🚫RPI

Korpi shoulders away a chance by Fiala to keep CBJ ahead by one.

Tweet from @JacketsInsider: Big save by Korpisalo with the shoulder. #CBJ turnover leads to Kevin Fiala breaking in, but Korpi stands tall, then is run into by Zach Werenski.

17:00 - POST: Friendship ended with post

A misplay by Rinne leads to a chance by Dubois, but he only finds the post.

Tweet from @JacketsInsider: Pekka Rinne just left his net open and misplayed the puck, but from a rather sharp angle, Pierre-Luc Dubois can only slide it off the post. Still 1-0 #CBJ

18:35 - MORE POST: Friendship definitely over

Werenski drills the post with a wrister.

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: ANOTHER POST?! CMON!!

END OF THE SECOND: 1-0 Blue Jackets

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: Some chances.Some posts.Some more hockey left.

Final Twenty

:48 - CROSSBAR: Et tu?

Panarin gets past the Nashville defense, elevates the puck and gets the crossbar.

4:31 - GOAL: Tie game

The Blue Jackets cannot clear the zone and Bonino goes five-hole on Korpi just after Andy got out of the box.

Tweet from @JacketsInsider: Preds get nothing on the power play, but the #CBJ can't clear the zone and Nick Bonino gets in and slips one past Korpisalo with 15:29 to play. 1-1 game.

8:34 - BIG SAVE: Subban Denied

With 5 seconds left in the power play Subban winds up a fires a slapshot from the point, but Korpi was there to make the save.

13:00 - BIG SAVE: Savvy on the goal line

A shot from the point banks off Korpi and Savard towards the net, but Savard got his stick on it to keep it out.

13:32 - POWER PLAY GOAL - Bread delivers

With Foligno out front screening Rinne, Panarin fires one from the top of the circle that banks of the post and in. Friendship back on with post.

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: We loaf it!#CBJ


13:43 - GOAL: 11 seconds later

Jenner rips one past Rinne's glove to put the Jackets up by two.

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: Two #CBJ goals.Eleven seconds.

15:07 - GOAL: Still up by one

Arvidsson slides the puck past Korpi's outstretched pad.

Tweet from @JacketsInsider: A frantic shift for the #CBJ and Nashville draws within one with 4:53 to play. Arvidsson on a rebound from the doorstep.

15:45 - GOAL: Tied back up

A two-on-one leads to Ekholm wristing the puck past Korpi.

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: [screams internally]



Tweet from @JacketsInsider: Boone wins the faceoff, leaves. What a Dubinsky impression. #CBJ

1:22 - POWER PLAY GOAL - Bread in OT

Panarin fakes a shot, moves into the slot then fires a wrister past Rinne to pick up the win for the Blue Jackets.

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: THE BREAD WINNER!!!!4-3, #CBJ


FINAL: 4-3 Blue Jackets

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: JACKETS WIN!!!!#CBJ

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: CONGRATS, TORTS!The first American-born @NHL coach to reach the 600 win milestone.#CBJ

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: That 12-0-0 on Thursdays feeling!#CBJ

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: Torts: FIRED UP 🔥🔥🔥#CBJ

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