Dallas, TX (Sports Network) - Cam Atkinson scored two goals, Sergei Bobrovsky
made 31 saves and the Columbus Blue Jackets kept their postseason hopes alive
by wrapping up a six-game road trip with Thursday's 3-1 victory over the
Mark Letestu also tallied for the Blue Jackets, who notched their seventh win
in eight games and moved into a tie with idle Minnesota for the final playoff
spot in the Western Conference. Each club has 53 points, but the Wild have two
games remaining to Columbus' one.
Detroit sits seventh with 54 points and has one game left on its schedule.
Kari Lehtonen stopped 32 shots for Dallas, which was eliminated from playoff
contention with Detroit's win over Nashville on Thursday.
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