Blue Jackets edge Devils in shootout
Newark, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - Cam Atkinson scored the only goal in the shootout to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets over the New Jersey Devils, 2-1, at Prudential Center.
Atkinson, Columbus' third shooter, skated in and slipped the puck through Martin Brodeur's legs to win the game. He also added an assist in his 100th career game.
Artem Anisimov tallied the Blue Jackets' lone regulation goal and Curtis McElhinney turned aside 16-of-17 shots in Columbus' third straight win.
Adam Henrique lit the lamp in the third and Brodeur made 26 saves in New Jersey's third loss in four games.
12/27 22:01:28 ET