Columbus Blue Jackets players celebrate their goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, in Columbus, Ohio.
Tampa Bay can’t overcome a three-goal first period by the Blue Jackets en route to a 5-2 setback.
The team returns home since it expects Tuesday’s game at Carolina to be postponed.
The fourth-year center has been known more for his defense. But with four points in the first three games, he’s becoming an offensive threat, as well.
Tampa Bay’s Ryan McDonagh handed out two assists during Thursday’s win in Columbus.