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San Jose vs Columbus Wrap - San Jose Wins 4-3

San Jose earned a 4-3 victory over Columbus on Thursday, but needed a shootout to do it at Nationwide Arena. San Jose won as a -118 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window. Joe Pavelski potted the shootout winner for San Jose. San Jose got goals from Patrick Marleau (2) and Matthew Nieto in the victory. Marleau opened the scoring at 10:53 of the first period. Alex Stalock stopped 35 of 38 Columbus shots in the victory. Columbus got goals from R.J. Umberger, James Wisniewski, and Ryan Johansen in the loss, but it wasn't enough. Columbus got a 24-stop effort from Sergei Bobrovsky in the loss. On the power play, San Jose went 1-for-3, while the Blue Jackets were 0-for-3 with the man advantage. San Jose lost the shots on goal battle to Columbus by a margin of 38-27. San Jose heads into a battle against the Islanders. Columbus, meanwhile, will have their next action against Minnesota.