Atkinson, Jenner help Blue Jackets hold off Red Wings 5-3

Detroit Red Wings' Luke Glendening, right, carries the puck up ice as Columbus Blue Jackets' William Karlsson, of Sweden, defends during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, March 8, 2016, in Columbus, Ohio. The Blue Jackets defeated the Red Wings 5-3.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cam Atkinson scored twice in the third period and Boone Jenner had a goal and an assist while the Columbus Blue Jackets held off the Detroit Red Wings 5-3 Tuesday night.

David Clarkson and David Savard also scored for the Jackets, and Joonas Korpisalo made 32 saves. Atkinson’s empty-netter with 17.5 seconds left secured the win.

Tomas Tatar and Andreas Athanasiou scored 46 seconds apart late in the third to pull Detroit within 4-3. Darren Helm thought he’d tied it less than a minute later, but the puck careened off the post behind Korpisalo.

Justin Abdelkader also scored for Detroit, and Jimmy Howard made 27 saves.

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