Bobrovsky, Blue Jackets hold off Penguins

– Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 28 shots and narrowly missed his 12th career shutout as the Columbus Blue Jackets held on for a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night.

Scott Hartnell scored his eighth goal for Columbus, which improved to 5-5 under John Tortorella. Brandon Saad picked up his sixth with a power-play goal in the second period that gave the Blue Jackets a two-goal lead.

Marc-Andre Fleury made 26 saves but Pittsburgh went 0-for-6 on the power play. The Penguins are 7-for-54 with the man advantage this season.

HIGHLIGHTS

• SHARKS LIKE IT IN MOTOWN: Joe Pavelski scored his ninth goal and San Jose beat Detroit 3-2. The Sharks are 7-1 in their past eight games in Detroit. Pavel Datsyuk made his season debut for the Red Wings after missing the first 15 games because of ankle surgery.

• BLACKHAWKS BLUE-LINE BOOST: Chicago activated veteran defensemen Duncan Keith and Michal Rozsival off injured reserve. Keith missed 10 games because of a torn knee ligament and is coming back slightly ahead of expectations.

• LANDESKOG LANDS SUSPENSION: Colorado captain Gabriel Landeskog was suspended for two games by the NHL for an illegal check on Boston forward Brad Marchand.

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