Columbus 5 Detroit 4, SO
Great come-from-behind road win for the Blue Jackets capped by a shootout goal by Balastik. The Jackets scored four times in the third periodand Detroit added a late goal to force overtime. Klesla, Vyborny, Nash and Malhotra scored in the third. After a skid, this victory was good for the morale of the players as well as the fans.