Strong third period sends Jackets past Flyers

Updated: December 21, 2013

Columbus, OH ( – David Savard, Boone Jenner, Ryan
Johansen and R.J. Umberger picked up third-period goals to help Columbus claim
a 6-3 victory over the Flyers in the back end of a home-and-home set.

Corey Tropp and Nikita Nikitin each recorded a pair of assists for the Blue
Jackets, who responded well after wasting a three-goal lead and surrendering
five goals in the final period in a 5-4 loss in Philadelphia on Thursday.

Curtis McElhinney was strong in the crease with 33 saves.

Wayne Simmonds tallied twice and Sean Couturier once for the Flyers, who have
a home game on Monday against Minnesota before embarking on a six-game holiday
road trip.

Ray Emery was shelled for five scores on 28 shots in defeat.