• March 20, 2017 at 2:12 pm

    The Columbus Blue Jackets became the second team this season to clinch a berth into the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs after a 4-1 win against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center on Sunday blue jackets Youth Jersey. The Blue Jackets (47-18-6) moved http://www.officialbluejacketsproshop.com into a tie with the Washington Capitals for first place in the NHL with 100 points. The Capitals clinched a playoff berth after a 5-3 win against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday. Columbus reached 100 points http://www.officialbluejacketsproshop.com/Cam_Atkinson_Jersey for the first time and qualified for the playoffs for the third time in its 17-season history. “This gives us an opportunity to talk about [playoffs] since we’re in,” Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella said. “It’s the start of the road. The players should feel real good about themselves because they’ve done a great job up to this point. Now we need to go about our business the right way.” “I thought we had a good start,” Schneider said. “It was unfortunate on the two shorthanded goals. I thought it’s me making saves on the penalty shots. I had only given up two penalty shot goals in my career and today they scored two on me, so I can do better on those.” Columbus took a 3-1 lead in the second period on Dubinsky’s goal at 6:28. Jenner scored his second of the game into an empty net with 1:57 remaining to make it 4-1. “This is a step in the right direction; we wanted to clinch and we just need to keep it going,” Jenner said. “We’re focused on our next game. We just want to get as many points as we can and play the right way.” The Blue Jackets scored two shorthanded goals in the first period to take a 2-0 lead. “We scored four goals and had two assists in the game so how strange is that?” Tortorella said. “With these 1 o’clock games, you just never know what’s going to happen. It was sloppy at times but I’m proud of the group.” Sedlak scored on a penalty shot after being hooked from behind by Andy Greene. Henrique scored seven seconds later on the power play off the ensuing faceoff when he fought off a check before pushing the puck past Bobrovsky to pull the Devils within 2-1. Dubinsky’s goal on the second penalty shot of the game for the Blue Jackets was awarded after Josh AndersonDalton Prout “I scored on Schneider a couple years ago, low glove, and I thought he might think I’d go low glove so I decided to mix it up,” Dubinsky said. “I’m going to take some credit because I made a great shot. He doesn’t give you a whole lot. He’s a big body that plays his angles well so I just tried to trust my move.” Jenner’s first goal came after fighting off a check from Greene below the left circle and shooting a puck that deflected off the skate of Schneider for a 2-0 lead. Tortorella has also reached 100 http://www.officialbluejacketsproshop.com/Boone_Jenner_Jersey points in a season with the Tampa Bay Lightning (2003-04) and New York Rangers (2011-12).The Blue Jackets challenged the goal by Henrique, claiming the play was offside but after a video review the goal was upheld. The goal by Henrique ended a shutout streak by Bobrovsky against the Devils of 130:59. The New York Americans did on Dec. 11-13, 1934, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.The Devils are the second team to face three penalty shots in a two-game span. Defeat Devils to clinch berth for third time in Columbus history, tie Capitals atop NHL Cam Atkinson Authentic Jersey standings.