Blue Jackets Beat Blackhawks – Panarin With 3 Points

CHICAGO — Artemi Panarin had two goals and an assist against his former team, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Saturday night for their fifth win in six games.

Pierre-Luc Dubois added a goal and an assist for Columbus, and Sergei Bobrovsky made 39 saves in his sixth straight start. Cam Atkinson and Josh Anderson also scored.

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Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky defends against Chicago Blackhawks center Dylan Strome (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

Chicago had won eight of nine to get back into the wild-card race in the crowded Western Conference. Patrick Kane collected a goal and an assist while extending his point streak to 17 games, matching the longest in the NHL this season.

Matt Carlson, The Associated Press