NHL Game Summary - Columbus at Carolina
(Wednesday, September 18th)
Final Score: Columbus 5, Carolina 4
Raleigh, NC (Sports Network) - Marian Gaborik and Sean Collins each scored
third-period goals as the Columbus Blue Jackets posted a 5-4 come-from-behind
win over the Carolina Hurricanes in a preseason test from PNC Arena.
The Blue Jackets trailed 4-2 before Ryan Johansen tallied on the power-play in
the second period, then tied it 1:33 into the third on Gaborik's second marker
of the night. Collins knocked home the game-winner less than five minutes
Gaborik added an assist and Brandon Dubinsky notched three helpers for
Columbus, which also received a goal and an assist out of Boone Jenner. Mike
McKenna stopped all 12 shots he faced after Curtis McElhinney let up four
Carolina goals on 22 chances.
Alexander Semin tallied two goals in defeat and Eric Staal and Jeremy Welsh
also lit the lamp for the Hurricanes. Cam Ward turned aside 26-of-31 shots
between the pipes.
09/18 22:04:04 ET
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