MAR. 9, 2021 II VS. FLORIDA PANTHERS II NATIONWIDE ARENA II 7 PM ET
GAME AT A GLANCE
Columbus: M. Del Zotto (2), O. Bjorkstrand (8)
Florida: J. Lammikko (3), PP – P. Hornqvist (10), PP – O. Tippett (2), EN – C. Verhaeghe (9)
Columbus: J. Korpisalo (29 saves, L)
Florida: S. Bobrovsky (38 saves, W)
CBJ TEAM NOTES
- Columbus had its 16-game home point streak (14-0-2) vs. Florida snapped with tonight’s loss. The last regulation loss against the Panthers was Nov. 21, 2007.
- The winning team has scored 3+ goals in 11 of the past 12 games of the series (incl. SO goals).
- CBJ have killed off 48-of-55 FLA PPs in the past 19 meetings (87.3 pct.).
- CBJ have collected points in 4-of-6 Tuesday games in the 2020-21 season.
- The Blue Jackets are 9-3-1 in their last 13 March games overall since March 24, 2019 and had their seven-game home win streak in the month snapped with the 4-2 defeat.
- Columbus outshot Florida 15-4 in the third period.
CBJ PLAYER NOTES
· RW Oliver Bjorkstrand scored his eighth goal of the season and is tied for the team lead in points with 8-11-19 in 27 games.
· D Zach Werenski registered his seventh assist of the campaign and has three assists in the last four games (0-3-3). He has the second most assists among CBJ defensemen (1-7-8).
· D Michael Del Zotto registered his seventh point of the season with a goal (2-5-7).
· LW Eric Robinson recorded his fifth assist of the campaign and has 4-5-9 in 14 home games this season.
· C Alexandre Texier tallied his ninth point of the season with an assist (4-5-9).
· C Jack Roslovic skated in his 200th career NHL game.
POST-GAME ZOOM INTERVIEWS
CBJ UPCOMING SCHEDULE
Thursday, March 11 vs Florida Panthers – 7 pm ET at Nationwide Arena
Friday, March 12 Practice – 12 pm ET at Nationwide Arena
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