Jones’ breakaway target helped the Geese beat the Blue Jackets, 7–4.

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Max Jones scored the tiebreaking target on a breakaway with 2:37 ultimate because the Anaheim Geese beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 7-4 on Friday night time in a matchup of groups close to the ground of the NHL standings.

Jones blocked Andrew Peeke’s shot of Columbus as he used to be seeking to juggle the puck within the Blue Jackets’ offensive zone. The shot went off the shaft of Jones’ stick sooner than he may get ownership of the puck close to mid-ice. Jones beat Michael Hutchinson with a backhand to the facet of his stick for his 7th target of the season.

“It used to be a large target. Certainly one of the most largest objectives I have scored.” “I instructed myself I used to be going to shoot for it, but if I crossed the blue line, I spotted their angles had been reasonably other. I figured I might have to head backhand with it, so it labored out.”

Scott Harrington had two objectives for the Geese, who snapped a two-game shedding streak. It used to be additionally the primary multi-goal recreation of the defenseman’s nine-year occupation and got here towards the crew the place he performed for 6 seasons.