Blue Jackets Shock Senators in Shootout

Bruins rally to stun Panthers, Raymond lifts Canucks by Predators
By Mitch Pritchard,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 21, 2008 11:49 PM CST
Blue Jackets Shock Senators in Shootout
Columbus Blue Jackets' Rick Nash pumps his fist as he celebrates his game winning shoot-out goal against the Ottawa Senators during NHL hockey action at the Scotiabank Place in Ottawa on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008. The Blue Jackets defeated the Senators 3-2 in a shoot-out finish. (AP Photo/The Canadian...   (Associated Press)

Rich Nash scored the tying goal in the third period and then added a goal in the shootout as the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 last night, reports the Associated Press. Pascal Leclaire stopped Daniel Alfredsson and Antoine Vermette in the shootout as Columbus won in Ottawa for the first time ever. In other NHL action:

  • Marco Sturm scored in the shootout after the Boston Bruins scored twice to tie in the third period and beat the Florida Panthers, 5-4.
  • Mason Raymond scored a goal in the first period and another in the shootout as the Vancouver Canucks edged the Nashville Predators, 3-2.
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