NHL: Blue Jackets 3-2 Maple Leafs

NHL: Blue Jackets 3-2 Maple Leafs


Toronto Maple Leafs left wing James van Riemsdyk (25) is dumped to the ice by defenseman Scott Harrington (54) in front of the net in front of Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Joonas Korpisalo (70) at Air Canada Center. (Reuters)

The visiting Columbus Blue Jackets have registered a 3-2 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Locked at 2-2 on the final day of the regular season at the Air Canada Center, Cam Atkinson scored late in the second period with a short-handed goal to make it 3-2 and hand Columbus the victory.

Toronto will next take on the Washington Capitals in the opening round of their first post-season since 2013, while Columbus will face the defending Stanley Cup champions, the Pittsburgh Penguins, in the first round.


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