Columbus travels to Nashville where Seth Jones is back to play the team that drafted him. The Jackets are looking to get back on track against a playoff team that will most likely play the winner of the Pacific Division.
Columbus and Nashville last played each other on November 20, 2015, at Nationwide Arena. The final score of the game was 4-0. Columbus got goals from Ryan Johansen, Gregory Campbell, Boone Jenner, and Scott Hartnell. Other players with points include Kerby Rychel, Josh Anderson, Ryan Murray, Brandon Saad, Cam Atkinson, and Nick Foligno. Sergei Bobrovsky stopped all 39 shots for a 100% save percentage. Pekka Rinne sopped 14 of 17 shots for a 0.824 save percentage (82.4%).
Columbus Blue Jackets
Matt Calvert - Brandon Dubinsky - Cam Atkinson
Brandon Saad - Boone Jenner - Oliver Bjorkstrand
Scott Hartnell - Alex Wennberg - Nick Foligno
William Karlsson - Michael Chaput - Gregory Campbell
Ryan Murray - Seth Jones
Dalton Prout - David Savard
Fedor Tyutin - Cody Goloubef
Scratched: Rene Borque, Justin Falk
Injured: Jack Johnson (shoulder), David Clarkson (back), Curtis McElhinney (knee)
Calle Jarnkrok - Ryan Johansen - James Neal
Filip Forsberg - Mike Riberio - Craig Smith
Colin Wilson - Mike Fisher - Viktor Arvidsson
Eric Nystrom - Colton Sissons - Miikka Salomaki
Roman Josi - Shea Weber
Barret Jackman - Ryan Ellis
Mattias Ekholm - Petter Granberg
Injured: Gabriel Borque
Players to Watch
Cbus: Seth Jones. He is back in Nashville for the first time
Smashville: Ryan Johansen. This is the first time he is playing his former team.
Enjoy the games tonight. More to come…