Chicago Blackhawks shutdown Blue Jackets, 2-0 in Thursday night action

FEB. 25, 2021 II VS. CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS II NATIONWIDE ARENA II 7 PM ET

GAME AT A GLANCE

GOAL SCORERS
Columbus:

Chicago: 
P. Kane (10), EN – C. Soderberg (4)

GOALTENDERS
Columbus: 
J. Korpisalo (25 saves, L)
Chicago: 
M. Subban (26 saves, W)

CBJ TEAM NOTES

  • CBJ moved to 4-3-4 in the past eleven meetings with Chicago overall and 4-2-2 in the last eight home games vs. the club.
  • Ten of the last eleven games vs. Chicago at Nationwide Arena have been decide by a single goal (not including empty net goals).
  • The Blue Jackets were shut out for the first time this season.
  • Tonight’s loss snapped a four-game win streak and five-game point streak in Thursday games for the Blue Jackets (4-1-1).
  • CBJ have recorded points in three of their last five home games (2-2-1) following tonight’s loss.
  • 14 of the 18 Blue Jackets skaters recorded a shot while the club won 30-of-45 faceoffs (67 pct.).

CBJ PLAYER NOTES

·        G Joonas Korpisalo allowed a single goal for the second time in a start this season (Jan. 29 at CHI).

·        C Boone Jenner led the team with four shots on goal and won 6-of-7 faceoffs (86%).  He won 16 of his 20 faceoffs in the two-game series against the Blackhawks (80.0 pct).

·        LW Nick Foligno led the club in hits, recording five of the club’s 26 hits.

POST-GAME ZOOM INTERVIEWS

HC John Tortorella  | F Nick Foligno  | D David Savard  D Zach Werenski

CBJ UPCOMING SCHEDULE

Saturday, February 27            at Nashville Predators – 3 pm ET at Bridgestone Arena

Sunday, February 28               at Nashville Predators – 3 pm ET at Bridgestone Arena

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