NHL: Columbus 1, Tampa Bay 0

Dec. 3, 2013 at 9:43 PM   |   0 comments

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Sergei Bobrovsky and Curtis McElhinney combined on a shutout Tuesday, backstopping the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 1-0 decision over Tampa Bay.

Bobrovsky turned aside all 18 shots he faced before exiting early in the third period with an apparent lower-body injury while making a spectacular glove save on the Lightning's J.T. Brown.

He had to be helped off the ice and was replaced by McElhinney, who finishing with eight stops, including several during a Tampa Bay surge in the closing moments.

Nick Foligno got the game's only goal in the second period for the Blue Jackets, who were coming off a 3-1 loss to Boston Saturday.

Ben Bishop saved 20-of-21 shots for the Bolts.

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