Blue Jackets continue to be tough on Stanley Cup champions, Tampa Bay Lightning in 4-2 win

APR. 6, 2021 II VS. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING II NATIONWIDE ARENA II 7 PM ET

GAME AT A GLANCE

GOAL SCORERS
Columbus:
 Z. Dalpe (1), J. Roslovic (7), PP – Domi (6), EN – Foligno (7)
Tampa Bay: 
R. Colton (5), L. Schenn (1)

GOALTENDERS
Columbus:
 J. Korpisalo (36 saves, W)
Tampa Bay: 
A. Vasilevskiy (26 saves, L)

CBJ TEAM NOTES

  • Tonight’s win gives CBJ two consecutive wins vs. Tampa Bay at home and stretched the Blue Jackets’ home point streak to four-straight against the club (2-0-2).
  • The Blue Jackets have recorded points in five of their last six games in the series (3-1-2), including four of the five games this season (3-1-1).
  • The winning team has scored three-plus goals in 15 of the last 17 regular season meetings between the teams.
  • The Jackets have killed off 22-of-23 opponent power play attempts in the last ten games (95.7 pct.) and 25-of-27 opponent power play attempts in the last 13 contests (92.6 pct.).
  • Columbus has collected points in four of the last five Tuesday games (3-1-1).
  • CBJ have recorded points in six of its last eight home games (3-2-3).
  • CBJ have scored the first goal of the game 24 times this season and have collected points in each of the past eight games they’ve scored the first goal dating back to March 2 (6-0-2).

CBJ PLAYER NOTES

·        C Zac Dalpe scored the first goal of his Blue Jackets’ career (17 GP since 2017) and first NHL goal since Oct. 20, 2016 vs. Toronto (21 GP).

·        C Max Domi tallied his fourth multi-point game of the campaign with a goal and an assist.  He has 1-3-4 in the last four games (overall 6-10-16 in 41 GP).

·        C Jack Roslovic registered his sixth multi-point game of the season with a goal and an assist.  He has points in four of the last six home games (1-6-7).  He is tied for the team lead in assists with 7-17-24 in 33 GP.

·        LW Nick Foligno scored his seventh goal of the season and has 2-2-4 in the last seven games.

·        D Seth Jones recorded his 17th assist of the season, giving him 3-5-8 in the last 12 games.  He is tied for the team lead in assists with 4-17-21 in 41 GP.

·        RW Cam Atkinson registered his 13th assist of the campaign and has 2-3-5 in the last eight outings. He is second on the club in points with 13-13-26 in 41 GP.

·        D Zach Werenski tallied his 13th assist of the season and has posted 5-7-12 in the last 15 games, including points in four of the last five (2-3-5).

·        C Alexandre Texier recorded an assist and has 0-4-4 in the last seven games (4-9-13 in 37 GP).

POST-GAME ZOOM INTERVIEWS

HC John Tortorella  |  F Zac Dalpe  F Max Domi  |  G Joonas Korpisalo

CBJ UPCOMING SCHEDULE

Thursday, April 8                     vs. Tampa Bay – 7 pm ET at Nationwide Arena

Friday, April 9                           Practice– 12 pm ET at Nationwide Arena

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