"I'm not gonna jump up and down and do cartwheels here," Tortorella said after the victory. "We're slowly trying to get better. You put a couple games together, you win a couple of games, we just have to stay on top of ourselves and try to get better in all aspects."
Glaring mistakes in their own zone have reduced considerably, goalie Joonas Korpisalo’s play has improved and the Blue Jackets have again made it difficult for opponents to put the puck in their net. We feed off each other,” said Korpisalo, who has only allowed nine goals in the past five games. Our defensemen), they make great plays and we’re just building that confidence between us.
Columbus Blue Jackets (10-10-5, fifth in the Central Division) vs. Dallas Stars (6-8-4, eighth in the Central Division) Dallas; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Dallas takes on Columbus looking to break its six-game home slide. The Stars are 6-8-4 against Central Division opponents.