Johansen's overtime goal leads Blue Jackets past Coyotes 4-3 for franchise-tying 41st win
Summary of 4 articles · Updated Apr 9, 2014
Not only did Johansen's goal provide the Blue Jackets' 41st victory to match their most, but it also pushed them even closer to a spot in the playoffs. Ryan Johansen took a stretch pass from James Wisniewski and scored on a wrist shot at 3:33 of overtime to lead the Blue Jackets to a 4-3 win over the Phoenix Coyotes on Tuesday night, tying a franchise record for wins. It was their 41st victory to match their most in their 13 seasons. " I was sitting on the bench just admiring it," Johansen said with a grin. " It was loud. It was pretty cool to watch. Sergei Bobrovsky had 29 saves, Blake Comeau, Boone Jenner and Mark Letestu also had goals and Artem Anisimov added two assists for the Blue Jackets. Columbus began the game holding the second wild-card spot in the East and just two points behind third-place Philadelphia in the Metropolitan Division.