Columbus shot out of the gates with three first-period goals.
Sergei Bobrovsky made 33 saves and took a shutout into the third
period to make sure the Blue Jackets prevailed.
Columbus (42-31-7), who grabbed the final Eastern Conference
playoff spot, were last in the post-season in 2009 when they
were swept by Detroit.
With this just their second playoff appearance in franchise
history, the Blue Jackets are still searching for their first
(Writing by Jahmal Corner in Los Angeles; editing by Nick Mulvenney)
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