Game recap: Predators 4 Blue Jackets 2 Saturday, February 23, 2021

FEB. 20, 2021 II VS. NASHVILLE PREDATORS II NATIONWIDE ARENA II 7 PM ET

GAME AT A GLANCE

GOAL SCORERS
Columbus:
 SHG – B. Jenner (6), G. Carlsson (1)
Nashville: 
PP – C. Jarnkrok (3), C. Sissons (3), C. Jarnkrok (4), F. Forsberg (8)

GOALTENDERS
Columbus: 
E. Merzlikins (35 saves on 39 shots on 42:46, L), J. Korpisalo (6 saves on 6 shots on 17:07)
Nashville: 
P. Rinne (21 saves, W)

CBJ TEAM NOTES

  • The Blue Jackets and Predators have split the last six games at Nationwide Arena (CBJ; 3-3-0), including the two-game set on Thursday/Saturday.
  • The winning team has scored three-plus goals in 14-straight meetings between Columbus and Nashville.
  • CBJ have posted points in two-of-four Saturday games this season (1-2-1).
  • Columbus scored more than one goal (two) in the second period for the first time this season (12).
  • The Blue Jackets recorded their fourth shorthanded goal of the season, second-most in the NHL (Montreal, 7).

CBJ PLAYER NOTES

·        D Gabriel Carlsson scored his first NHL career goal in his season debut.  He has 1-3-4 in 24 career NHL contests.

·        C Boone Jenner registered his sixth goal of the season and has three goals in the last five games (6-4-10).

·        RW Oliver Bjorkstrand tallied his tenth assist of the season, and leads the club in assists and points (tied) with 4-10-14 in 19 games.

·        LW Nick Foligno recorded his sixth assist of the campaign and has points in six-of-ten home games in 2020-21 (4-6-10).

·        D Scott Harrington registered his second assist of the season and has points in three of the five games he has played (1-2-3).

POST-GAME ZOOM INTERVIEWS

HC John Tortorella   D Gabriel Carlsson  |  D Michael Del Zotto   D Seth Jones

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