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Blue Jackets rally from 2 goal deficit, down winless Wild 3-2 in shootout

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Minnesota Wild\'s Drew Bagnall (42) blocks a punch by Columbus Blue Jackets\' Tom Sestito, left, during a fight in the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Terry Gilliam) Author: The Hockey News

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Blue Jackets rally from 2 goal deficit, down winless Wild 3-2 in shootout

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - Nikita Filatov scored in regulation and the shootout, and David Leneveu stopped the last two Wild shooters to rally the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 3-2 pre-season victory over winless Minnesota on Tuesday night.

The Blue Jackets (2-3), who trailed 2-0, got even on Nick Holden's point shot through traffic midway through the third period. Filatov scored a power-play goal from the left circle earlier in the third.

Kristian Huselius also scored in the shootout, and Anton Stralman added two assists in regulation for Columbus. Mathieu Garon played the first 30 minutes, allowing one goal on 15 shots.

Matt Cullen and Eric Nystrom scored in the second period for the Wild (0-3-2). Niklas Backstrom went the distance in goal, making 31 saves.

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Blue Jackets rally from 2 goal deficit, down winless Wild 3-2 in shootout