Evander Kane has goal and assist to lift Winnipeg Jets to 3-2 win over Columbus Blue Jackets

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    Columbus Blue Jackets' Ryan Murray, right, checks Winnipeg Jets' Chris Thorburn during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)


  • COLUMBUS — Evander Kane returned from an injury to score a goal and add an assist, leading the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday night.

    Mark Scheifele and Bryan Little also had goals for the Jets, with Al Montoya making 22 saves.

    R.J. Umberger and Fedor Tyutin had the goals for the Blue Jackets, who had a first-period goal disallowed.

    The Blue Jackets had picked up points in five of their past six games (4-1-1). The Jets won four of six games on a road swing only to return home and go 0-2-1 before heading to Columbus.