Blue Jackets Postgame Notes: Carolina Hurricanes 6 Columbus Blue Jackets 5

FEB. 7, 2021ย IIย VS. CAROLINA HURRICANESย IIย NATIONWIDE ARENAย IIย 3 PM ET

BOX SCORE RECORD 1ST 2ND 3RD FINAL

Carolina (7-2-0, 14 points) 1 3 2 6

Columbus (5-5-3, 13 points) 2 1 2 5

GAME AT A GLANCE

GOAL SCORERS
Columbus: 
PP โ€“ P. Laine (4), R. Nash (1), N. Foligno (4), M. Domi (2), P. Laine (5)
Carolina:  
B. McGinn (3), W. Foegele (2), B. Pesce (1), V. Trocheck (6), PP โ€“ J. Staal (2), D. Hamilton (1)

GOALTENDERS
Columbus:  
J. Korpisalo (20 saves, L)
Carolina: 
J. Reimer (17 saves, W)

CBJ TEAM NOTES

  • Todayโ€™s loss snapped the Blue Jacketsโ€™ four-game win streak against the Hurricanes.  The club fell to 6-3-0 in the last nine home games against Carolina.
  • The winning team has now scored three or more goals in all 21 games at Nationwide Arena in the all-time series (including SO goals).
  • The Blue Jackets fell in a matinee game for the first time this season (2-1-0).
  • CBJ scored first in todayโ€™s game and have scored first in nine of the thirteen contests. 
  • The club scored two first period goals and now has scored 15 of its 35 goals in the opening 20 minutes of play.
  • Columbus has picked up points in five-of-seven home games this season.
  • It was the first time this season the Blue Jackets failed to pick up points in a one-goal game (4-1-3).  Nine of CBJโ€™s 13 games have been decided by a single goal (not incl. EN goals).

CBJ PLAYER NOTES

  • LW Nick Foligno scored his 200th NHL career goal and tallied his first multi-point game of the season (1-1-2).  He has collected points in five-of-seven home games this season (4-3-7).
  • Jack Roslovic (two assists) collected assists/points for a fourth-straight game (1-5-6).  The streaks are a new career best.
  • RW Patrik Laine scored two goals and collected his first multi-point game as a Jacket and second multi-goal game of the campaign.  He has notched goals in each of the past two games (3-0-3).
  • Seth Jones (two assists) registered his fifth point of the season and now has points in three-straight games (1-4-5). He notched his 200th point in a CBJ uniform with his second assist of the game.
  • David Savard notched his 11th career multi-assist game with two assists on the night (MR: 10/24/20 vs. CAR).
  • Riley Nash scored his first goal of the season (1-1-2 in 12 GP).
  • Scott Harrington collected an assist in his season debut.
  • Max Domi scored his second goal of the season and has points in four-of-seven home games this season (2-3-5).

POST-GAME ZOOM INTERVIEWS

HC John Tortorella   F Nick Foligno  |  F Patrik Laine  |  D David Savard

CBJ UPCOMING SCHEDULE

Monday, February 8               vs Carolina Hurricanes โ€“ 7 pm ET at Nationwide Arena

Tuesday, February 9               No Practice Scheduled

Wednesday, February 10ย ย ย ย ย  Practice โ€“ 11 am ET at Nationwide Arena

GAME RECAP COURTESY BLUE JACKETS COMMUNICATIONS

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