CBJ Post-Game No. 44/45- Columbus Loses Powerball
With the lottery breaking a record of 1.5 billion dollars (US), the title seems fitting doesn't it? The Blue Jackets went one for two in a battle of back to back match ups in two different cities- Brooklyn and Toronto.
On Tuesday night, the Blue Jackets fell to the Islanders in their alternate black colored jerseys by a final score of 5-2. The Islanders got goals from Brock Nelson (3), Brian Strait, and Ryan Strome. Other players with points include Matt Martin, Casey Cizkas, Andres Lee, and John Tavares (my player to watch). Thomas Greiss made 18 saves on 20 shots against for a 0.900 save percentage (90%). Columbus got goals from William "Wid Bill" Karlsson and David Savard. Other players with points include Jack Johnson. Anton Forsberg made 28 saves on 32 for an 0.875 save percentage (87.5%).
CBJ Three Stars of the Night
1. David Savard- goal (1)
2. William Karlsson- goal (4)
3. Jack Johnson- assist (8)
On Wednesday, the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1. Toronto got their lone tally from Brad Boyes; Leo Komarov and Morgan Rielly had helpers. James Reimer stopped 19 of 21 shots for a 0.905 save percentage (90.5%). For Columbus, their got goals from Boone Jenner, Alex Wennberg, and Brandon Dubinsky. Other players with points include Seth Jones (first as Blue Jacket), Kerby Rychel, Justin Falk, and Scott Hartnell. Joonas Korpisalo stopped 41 of 42 shots for a 0.976 save percentage (97.6%).
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CBJ- Connuaton Claimed By Coyotes
Another defenseman gone to another team. Yesterday, defenseman Kevin Connuaton was claimed off waivers by the Arizona Coyotes. His loss further weakens the Jackets defense after losing the defensemen they did over the summer. His loss may also be room for Zach Werenski as he is unsastified with that team up north (Wolverines; NCAA).
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