Blue Jackets edge Sharks 4-3
The Blue Jackets snapped a drought on the power play and scored at even-strength to take a 3-1 lead into the second intermission.An errant pass by San Jose defenseman Brad Stuart allowed Mark Letestu to spring Vinny Prospal on a breakaway goal at 4:27 and a 2-0 lead for Columbus.The Blue Jackets made Matt Irwin pay for an interference penalty as Letestu scored his second of the game and 12th of the season at 12:52 with a shot from the left point that found a way through teammate Marian Gaborik engaging Stuart in front of Sharks goalie Antti Niemi.The Sharks had the majority of shots and scoring chances in the opening 20 minutes, but the Blue Jackets took a 1-0 lead to the locker room at intermission.