Blues Zip Up Blue Jackets In OT

David Backes scored 22 seconds into overtime to send the Blues to a 4-3 victory over the Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena. Chris Stewart tied the game for St. Louis midway through the third while Vladimir Tarasenko [[ tare-uh-SANK-oh ]] had the other two goals for the Blues. Jaroslav Halak made 30 saves for the Blue Notes, who have won three straight. Columbus scored three straight times in the first period. Artem Anisimov, Fedor Tyutin and Ryan Johansen all lit the lamp for the Jackets while Mike McKenna stopped 27 shots. Columbus had won four out of five.