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Blue Jackets 3, Hurricanes 2

Wednesday, 08.06.2014 / 4:47 AM

Associated Press

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Blue Jackets 3, Hurricanes 2
Columbus Blue Jackets 3, Carolina Hurricanes 2

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Martin St. Pierre scored with 8:25 remaining to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes in a preseason game Friday night.

Alexandre Giroux and R.J. Umberger also scored for the Blue Jackets, who finished the preseason with a 5-2-1 record. Columbus will open the regular season Oct. 7 at home against Nashville.

Patrick Dwyer and Jussi Jokinen had the Hurricanes' goals. Carolina (1-4-0) travels to Nashville for its final preseason game before opening the regular season against Tampa Bay.

The Hurricanes have scored only six goals in their four preseason losses.

Both teams used their top goalies. Steve Mason made 35 saves for the Blue Jackets, while Cam Ward had 29 for the Hurricanes.

scoring summary
1st Period
NONE
2nd Period
05:11
CAR
PPG - Jussi Jokinen (1) Snap shot - ASST: Joni Pitkanen (1), Tomas Kaberle (1)
1 - 0 CAR
11:36
CBJ
Alexandre Giroux (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Grant Clitsome (1), Tomas Kubalik (1)
1 - 1 Tie
3rd Period
02:28
CAR
Patrick Dwyer (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Anthony Stewart (1), Jay Harrison (1)
2 - 1 CAR
07:49
CBJ
R.J. Umberger (1) Snap shot - ASST: Cam Atkinson (1), Jeff Carter (1)
2 - 2 Tie
11:35
CBJ
Martin St Pierre (1) Backhand shot - ASST: David Savard (1), Derick Brassard (1)
3 - 2 CBJ
penalty summary
1st Period
04:48
CBJ
Kris Russell served by Derick Brassard  Interference  - 2 min against  Jeff Skinner
04:48
CAR
Jeff Skinner  Fighting (maj)  - 5 min against  Kris Russell
04:48
CBJ
Kris Russell  Fighting (maj)  - 5 min against  Jeff Skinner
2nd Period
03:05
CBJ
Grant Clitsome  Interference  - 2 min against  Alexei Ponikarovsky
03:34
CBJ
Derek Dorsett  Interference  - 2 min against  Jeff Skinner
13:48
CBJ
Jared Boll  Fighting (maj)  - 5 min against  Bryan Allen
13:48
CAR
Bryan Allen  Fighting (maj)  - 5 min against  Jared Boll
14:09
CBJ
Tomas Kubalik  Interference  - 2 min against  Zac Dalpe
19:01
CBJ
Grant Clitsome  Tripping  - 2 min against  Eric Staal
3rd Period
12:33
CBJ
Ryan Johansen  Too many men/ice - bench  - 2 min
12:50
CAR
Joni Pitkanen  Hi stick - double minor  - 4 min against  Aaron Johnson
goalie stats
Steve Mason
Steve Mason
SA: 37TOI: 60:00
GA: 2SV%: .946
Cam Ward
SA: 32TOI: 59:09
GA: 3SV%: .906