Blue Jackets rally, beat winless Wild 3-2 in SO

Nikita Filatov scored in regulation and the shootout, and David

Leneveu stopped the last two Wild shooters to rally the Columbus

Blue Jackets to a 3-2 preseason victory over winless Minnesota on

Tuesday night.

The Blue Jackets (2-3), who trailed 2-0, got even on Nick

Holden’s point shot through traffic midway through the third

period. Filatov scored a power-play goal from the left circle

earlier in the third.

Kristian Huselius also tallied in the shootout, and Anton

Stralman added two assists in regulation for Columbus. Mathieu

Garon played the first 30 minutes, allowing one goal on 15

shots.

Matt Cullen and Eric Nystrom scored in the second period for the

Wild (0-3-2). Niklas Backstrom went the distance in goal, making 31

saves.