TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.
-- After spotting the Detroit Red Wings
a two-goal lead in the first period, the Columbus Blue Jackets
stormed back for four unanswered goals on the way to a 7-3 victory on Saturday in the Traverse City prospects tournament at Center ICE Arena.
had two goals and one assist in the victory. Brendan Smith
and Ryan Sproul
connected in the first to give Detroit a 2-0 edge before Kubalik struck at 16:37 to pare the margin to one.
then converted a feed from Ryan Johanson 1:01 into the second to tie the game before Johansen and Dalton Prout
scored to give the Blue Jackets a 4-2 edge. Joakim Andersson
then scored an unassisted goal at 7:49 to pull Detroit within 4-3 before Kubalik struck for a power-play goal less than a minute later.
and Oliver Gabriel
also hit for Columbus, which received a 27-save performance by Allen York
between the pipes. Petr Mrazek
made 19 saves for Detroit.