FEB. 8, 2021 II VS. CAROLINA HURRICANES II NATIONWIDE ARENA II 7 PM ET
Columbus 1-1-1 3 Overall record 6-5-3, 15 points, at home 4-2-2, 10 points
Carolina 0-2-0 2 Overall 7-3-0, 17 points, on road 4-3-0, 8 points
GAME AT A GLANCE
Columbus: S. Harrington (1), SHG/PS – C. Atkinson (3), J. Roslovic (2)
Carolina: N. Niederreiter (5), B. McGinn (4)
Columbus: J. Korpisalo (22 saves, W)
Carolina: A. Nedeljkovic (19 saves, L)
CBJ TEAM NOTES
- Columbus has won five of the last six games vs. Carolina and is 7-3-0 in the last ten home games against Carolina with tonight’s victory.
- CBJ notched their first penalty shot and penalty shot goal vs. Carolina in the all-time series.
- The winning team has now scored three or more goals in all 22 games at Nationwide Arena in the all-time series (including SO goals).
- CBJ scored first in today’s game and have scored first in ten of the fourteen contests, including the last three-straight.
- The club scored one goal in the first period and now has scored 16 of its 38 goals in the opening 20 minutes of play.
- The Blue Jackets have recorded points in five of the six back-to-back games this season (4-1-1; 2-0-1 in 2nd game).
- CBJ are 5-1-3 in one-goal games in 2020-21. Ten of CBJ’s 14 games have been decided by a single goal (not incl. EN goals).
- Columbus has picked up points in six of eight home games this season.
CBJ PLAYER NOTES
- RW Cam Atkinson notched his 14th career shorthanded goal and is now tied with Rick Nash for the most in franchise history. It was his second career penalty shot goal (fourth attempt). He has points in five-of-eight home games this season (3-3-6).
- C Jack Roslovic notched his second career game-winning goal with a third period tally. His first was recorded while with Winnipeg on Mar. 15, 2018 vs. Chicago. He stretched his career-best point streak to five-straight games (2-5-7) with the tally.
- D Scott Harrington has recorded points in both of his games played this season (1-1-2) after picking up an assist in his season debut on Sunday. It was his first goal since Jan. 6, 2020 at Los Angeles.
- C Alexandre Texier collected an assist for the second time in the last three games and now ranks second on the club in points in 2020-21 (4-4-8).
- D Seth Jones collected points in his fourth-straight game with an assist and now leads CBJ defensemen in assists (1-5-6).
- C Kevin Stenlund recorded an assist and has posted points in all three games he’s played this season (1-2-3).
Thursday, February 11 at Chicago Blackhawks – 8 pm ET at United Center
GAME RECAP COURTESY COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS COMMUNICATIONS
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