Blue Jackets push winning streak to 13 with win over Boston

Filip Chlapik forced extra time for the Czechs (1-0-1), scoring his second goal of the game with just 16 seconds left in the third period. Radek Koblizek added the other goal, while Michael Spacek and Jakub Zboril each contributed two assists.

Scheifele made it 2-0 with 5:12 left in the first with his 15th goal when he parked in front and deflected Trouba's screened drive from the right point.

Anisimov, who jumped right back onto his regular line with Patrick Kane and Panarin, clicked perfectly with Kane at 7:37 of the second to cut it to 2-1.
''They're sitting atop of our conference right now, won three (Stanley) Cups in whatever it is, seven years? We're willing to grind it out for 60 minutes.''

NOTES: The Blue Jackets haven't gone without a point since the day before Thanksgiving in a 2-0 loss to jerseys They've won seven in a row at home. ... The Blue Jackets are only the ninth team in the 99-year history of the NHL to have won 13 games in a row. They are 14-3-1 at home. ... Columbus is unbeaten this month and broke the franchise mark for wins in a calendar month (12). ... Boston D John-Michael Liles skated Tuesday for the first time since getting a concussion that has kept him out of the last 14 games. He hasn't been cleared to practice and it's not clear when he could return to the lineup. ... Boston's Torey Krug has five assists in three games and 13 in his past 16. ... D Joe Morrow, C Noel Acciari and C Tim Schaller were scratched for Boston, and D Dalton Prout and D Scott Harrington cheap nfl jerseys were scratches for Columbus.
His goal came at a time, too, when the Penguins looked like they were in for a tight third period after a somewhat sluggish start to the game.
Not with the way Sergei Bobrovsky and the NHL's most surprising Stanley Cup contender are clicking.
Parise scored the game's first goal at 5:53 of the opening period when he deflected Matt Dumba's slap shot from the blue line past Rinne, who finished with 36 saves.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are not only getting goals and big plays from Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. Defenseman cheap nhl jerseys Justin Schultz is creating a stir in a torrid December.
"They definitely took it to us there in the first 10 minutes, and it looked like it was going to be a long night," Rask said. "You got to be proud of how we battled back, but it's just too bad we didn't get any points."

Scott Hartnell, Seth Jones and Matt Calvert scored to put the burgeoning Blue Jackets up 3-0 in the first period, but the more aggressive Bruins dominated the action from there. Columbus stayed in the game thanks to the latest stellar performance by Bobrovsky, who got his first career victory in eight games against Boston. Bobrovsky has now beaten every NHL team.

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