Nate Thompson and Mike Angelidis also scored for the Lightning, who reeled off a season-best fourth straight win going into the NHL All-Star Game break.
Mathieu Garon was solid in net for the Bolts, turning aside 22-of-24 shots to earn the victory.
Columbus got goals from Ryan Johansen and Brett Lebda in its fourth consecutive loss.
Curtis Sanford stopped 27 shots for the Blue Jackets.
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