APR. 12, 2021 II VS. CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS II NATIONWIDE ARENA II 7 PM ET
GAME AT A GLANCE
Columbus: S. Matteau (1), P. Laine (11), P. Laine (12)
Chicago: PP – D. Keith (2), P. Kurashev (8), B. Connolly (3), B. Hagel (6)
Columbus: J. Korpisalo (30 saves, OTL)
Chicago: K. Lankinen (30 saves, OTW)
CBJ TEAM NOTES
- The Blue Jackets and Blackhawks played their final game of the season series with Columbus earning points in five of the eight games (2-3-3; 7 pts).
- CBJ are 4-4-5 in the past 13 meetings with Chicago and 8-7-5 in the last 20 meetings with tonight’s overtime loss.
- The Blue Jackets are 4-3-3 in the last ten home games vs. the Blackhawks.
- The home team is 9-6-3 in the last 18 meetings between Columbus and Chicago.
- Eleven of the last 13 games at Nationwide Arena in the series have been decided by a single goal (six after regulation).
- The Blue Jackets scored a goal in each regulation period for the ninth time this season and for the third time in the last four games.
- CBJ have scored the first goal of the game 26 times this season, and for the second-straight contest, after scoring the first goal 14:02 into the game.
- The Jackets have killed off 31-of-35 opponent power play attempts in the last 13 games (88.6 pct.) and 34-of-39 opponent power play attempts in the last 16 contests (87.2 pct.) after killing off 2-of-3 power play attempts tonight.
- Columbus has points in three-of-five Monday games this season (2-2-1).
- CBJ have played in 23 one-goal contest this season (10-4-9). Six of the eight games against the Blackhawks in 2020-21 were decided by a single goal.
CBJ PLAYER NOTES
· LW/RW Patrik Laine recorded his fourth two-goal game of the season. He has scored in two-straight games (3-0-3) and has 12-8-20 in 35 GP in 2020-21.
· C Stefan Matteau scored his first goal of the season and third of his Blue Jackets career.
· RW Kole Sherwood notched his first NHL career point with an assist on Matteau’s tally (0-1-1 in 2 GP).
· D Seth Jones tallied an assist and has 1-14-15 in 23 home games. He leads CBJ blueliners in assists and points with 4-18-22 in 44 GP.
· C Max Domi recorded an assist and has points in four-straight games (2-3-5). He has 2-5-7 in the last seven outings (7-12-19 in 44 GP this season).
· D Vladislav Gavrikov registered his sixth assist of the season (1-6-7 in 43 GP).
POST-GAME ZOOM INTERVIEWS
CBJ UPCOMING SCHEDULE
Tuesday, April 13 No Practice
Wednesday, April 14 Practice – 11:00 am ET at Nationwide Arena
Thursday, April 15 at Dallas Stars – 8:30 pm ET at Dallas Stars
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