This game started off fast, with a Blue Jackets goal from Cam Atkinson and a double feature fight between Jared Boll/Patrick Kaleta and Dalton Prout/Cody McCormick. Christian Ehrhoff had an early breakaway that was stopped by a big save from Sergei Bobrovsky. At 11:10 in the first period, Thomas Vanek scores with assists from Steve Ott and Cody Hodgson.
Just after the power play ends, another there is another penalty by Myers and Bobrovsky leaves the ice for the extra attacker. During the second power play, Gaborik shoots but Miller’s arm is in the way. Kaleta came out of the locker room with a full face mask on after a fight in the first period with Boll. Marcus Foligno gets 4 minutes in the penalty box for interference and unsportsman like conduct with a slew foot. At the end of the second period, the Blue Jackets are up 4-1.