COLUMBUS, Ohio - Clarke MacArthur had two goals and an assist, and the Ottawa Senators beat Columbus 5-2 on Tuesday night in the Blue Jackets' first game since star goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky was sidelined by a broken finger.
Erik Karlsson added a goal and assist for Ottawa, which scored three times in the third period while stopping a two-game slide. Zach Smith and Alex Chiasson also scored, Kyle Turris had two assists and Robin Lehner had 36 saves.
David Savard and Cam Atkinson scored for injury-riddled Columbus, which has lost three in a row. Center Artem Anisimov went down after taking a shoulder in the second period that sent his helmet into the air and left him face down on the ice.