Bobrovsky outduels Smith, Jackets win 1-0 in SOPosted: Updated:
Sergei Bobrovsky made 39 saves in regulation and overtime, then two more in the shootout to finish with his second career shutout -- both coming in the last week -- to lift surging Columbus to a 1-0 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday night, extending the Blue Jackets' franchise record point streak to 10 games.
Artem Anisimov and Mark Letestu scored in the shootout, making nice moves then firing shots past Mike Smith, who made 23 saves and also got credit for a shutout, his fourth of the season and 23rd of his career. It was the fourth straight shootout game for the Blue Jackets.
The Blue Jackets improved to 6-0-4 in their last 10 games taking 16 of 20 possible points. Bobrovsky has been a big reason why, stopping 239 of 245 shots in his past eight games.
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