Rookie defenseman David Savard scored his first career goal and added an assist to lift the Blue Jackets past the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Tuesday night and give Columbus' Todd Richards a win in his first game as coach against his former team.
Rick Nash scored the tying goal with 58 seconds left in regulation and then netted the only goal in the shootout to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.
David Jones had two goals and an assist in his return from a hand injury and two former Columbus prospects scored six minutes apart in the second period in the Avalanche's 5-1 victory over the Blue Jackets.
Jake Voracek scored on two breakaways to chase red-hot goalie Jaroslav Halak and the Columbus Blue Jackets scored early and often to beat St. Louis 8-1 on Wednesday night, ending the Blues' winning streak at seven games.
Troy Brouwer scored in the fourth round of the shootout to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 5-4 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday night, sending the NHL into its Olympic break with a flourish.
Brandon Yip had two goals, including the go-ahead score, Ryan O'Reilly added a pair of short-handed goals, and the Colorado Avalanche snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 on Tuesday night.