Atkinson, Bobrovsky lift Blue Jackets over Red Wings 2-1


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Published 7:56 p.m. ET Feb. 11, 2017 | Updated 10 hours ago

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky slammed the door after the first period, and the Blue Jackets held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night for the second time in five days.

The All-Star stopped 35 shots and held off a furious Red Wings push in the final period, and Columbus won 2-1, with the final horn sounding just as a shot by Detroit’s Thomas Vanek bounced off the goal post.

“I had fun tonight,” said Bobrovsky, who also was in net Tuesday night when the Blue Jackets pulled out a 3-2 win in overtime.

Cam Atkinson scored the go-ahead goal in the second period with his team-leading 27th tally of the season. Boone Jenner also scored and Brandon Dubinsky had two assists for Columbus.

The Jenner-Dubinsky-Atkinson line has been the team’s most productive.

“Boone is playing like a beast right now,” Dubinsky said. “He’s…

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