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Blue Jackets advance to Stanley Cup Playoffs with Game 5 win over Toronto

The Blue Jackets won 3-0 Sunday night to take the qualifying round series 3-2.
Credit: Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Zach Werenski (8) celebrates his goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs with Boone Jenner (38) and Gustav Nyquist (14) during the first period of an NHL hockey playoff game Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in Toronto.

TORONTO, ON — The Columbus Blue Jackets bounced back in Game 5 after a historic collapse in Game 4 to advance to the Stanley Cup Playoffs with a series-clinching win against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

The Blue Jackets won 3-0 Sunday night to take the qualifying round series 3-2.

The game's first goal came from Zach Werenski in the first period.

The second goal was scored by Liam Foudy in the third period.

Nick Foligno scored the final goal.

The Blue Jackets move on to face the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.