>> Blue Jackets vs Panthers Final: 3-2 - Recap
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The Blue Jackets earned a 3-2 victory over the Panthers on Saturday at BB&T Center.
Bettors who backed the Blue Jackets were rewarded as -115 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Columbus got goals from Mark Letestu, Ryan Johansen, and Cam Atkinson in the victory. Atkinson opened the scoring at 0:47 of the first period.
Sergei Bobrovsky turned in a 33-save effort for the Blue Jackets.
Jimmy Hayes and Vincent Trocheck scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Sergei Bobrovsky.
Roberto Luongo stopped 35 of 38 shots for the Panthers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Columbus went 2-for-5, while the Panthers were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Columbus outshot Florida 38-35 in the game.