COLUMBUS, Ohio - Steve Mason made 21 saves - none bigger than a key stop in the closing seconds - to lead Columbus past the St. Louis Blues 4-3 Wednesday night.
It was the first time the Blue Jackets have ever been six games over .500. The victory lifted Columbus into a tie for fifth in the Western Conference with Vancouver, both with 64 points.
The Blue Jackets (29-23-6), who have never made the playoffs in the franchise's eight years, have 11 points in their last six games.
Rick Nash, Manny Malhotra and Fedor Tyutin each had a goal and an assist. Andrew Murray also scored for Columbus.