Foligno's hat trick helps Blue Jackets top Devils
Columbus captain scores three goals in winby Craig Merz / NHL.com Correspondent
COLUMBUS -- A poor start to the season and the burden of being a first-year captain for the Columbus Blue Jackets has made for a long season for Nick Foligno.
Foligno got a measure of satisfaction when he had three goals and an assist in a 6-1 win against the New Jersey Devils at Nationwide Arena on Thursday.
"I'm happy for him," Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella said. "It's been a grind."
Foligno gets hat trick for Blue Jackets
Columbus forward scores three against DevilsNHL.com @NHLdotcom
Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nick Foligno scored a hat trick against the New Jersey Devils at Nationwide Arena on Thursday.
Foligno scored at 5:20 and 8:12 of the first period, and at 13:32 of the second to give Columbus a 4-1 lead.
Goalie Schneider starts for Devils; Blue Jackets tab Korpisalo
Columbus forward Dubinsky to play 600th NHL gameby Craig Merz / NHL.com Correspondant
DEVILS (30-24-7) at BLUE JACKETS (24-29-8)
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COLUMBUS - New Jersey Devils coach John Hynes said Wednesday he would split the goaltending duties for back-to-back games beginning Thursday at the Columbus Blue Jackets.