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Blue Jackets blank Kings 2-0

December 29, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
Rookie Steve Mason made 24 saves, Kris Russell scored during a power play in the second period and the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Los Angeles Kings 2-0 on Monday night.The 20-year-old Mason logged his fourth career shutout.

In a matchup of talented young goalies, the Kings' Jonathan Quick, 21, stopped 22 shots as he tried to shut out the Blue Jackets for the second time in a week.

Russell, a defenseman, scored late in the second period for the Blue Jackets' first goal in three games against the Kings this season. Jason LaBarbera shut them out 3-0 on Dec. 6, and Quick blanked them by the same score last Tuesday.

Russell's goal ended a Columbus scoring drought against Los Angeles that spanned 186 minutes, 39 seconds.


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