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Blue Jackets win 14th straight, on to historic game vs. Wild

The Columbus Blue Jackets are among the hottest teams ever in the NHL.

Now, they'll make history in their next game just by showing up.

Alexander Wennberg had two goals and Brandon Saad also scored, helping Columbus beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 on Thursday night to extend its franchise-record winning streak to 14 games.

The run is tied for the fourth longest ever in the NHL, and Columbus is closing in on the record of 17 set by Pittsburgh in 1992-93. The Jackets next play at Minnesota on Saturday night, and the Wild have won 12 straight, setting up the first meeting between clubs with such long streaks.

"It's going to be a blast," forward Brandon Saad...

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