In the second game of a back-to-back, the Columbus Blue Jackets are back on home ice and are set to battle the Arizona Coyotes.
This is the first time these teams are meeting this season, and the Coyotes made some light changes. They lost Sam Gagner in a trade to the Philadelphia Flyers. They added Nicklas Grossmann and the contract of Chris Pronger from the Philadelphia Flyers. Through the open market, the Yotes brought back Antoine Vermette and Zybenk Michalek; they also signed Andreas Lindback, Steve Downie, Brad Richardson, and John Scott.
As for the Blue Jackets, Ryan Murray is back in the lineup.
Columbus Blue Jackets
Boone Jenner - Ryan Johansen - Cam Atkinson
Brandon Saad - Nick Foligno - Scott Hartnell
Matt Calvert - William Karlsson - Rene Bourque
Jared Boll - Gregory Campbell - Kerby Rychel
Jack Johnson - David Savard
Fedor Tyutin - Ryan Murray
Kevin Connauton - Cody Goloubef
Injured: David Clarkson (back), Alexander Wennberg (foot), Brandon Dubinsky (elbow)
Scratched: Dalton Prout
Tobias Rieder - Martin Hanzal - Anthony Duclair
Max Domi - Antoine Vermette - Mikkel Boedker
Jordan Martinook - Brad Richardson - Shane Doan
John Scott - Boyd Gordon - Kyle Chipchura
Oliver Ekman-Larsson - Michael Stone
Klas Dahlbeck - Zbynek Michalek
Stefan Elliott - Connor Murphy
Injured: Joe Vitale (orbital bone), Nicklas Grossmann (lower body), Steve Downie (upper body)
Scratched: Philip Samuelsson
Enjoy the games tonight. More to come...