Columbus Blue Jackets lose to Carolina Hurricanes, 5-1 on 10/23/21

GAME AT A GLANCE

GOAL SCORERS
Columbus:
 PP – B. Jenner (4)
Carolina: 
J. Fast (3), PP – V. Trocheck (1), PP – J. Staal (1), PP – S. Aho (3), V. Trocheck (2)

GOALTENDERS
Columbus:
 J. Korpisalo (28 saves, L)
Carolina: 
F. Andersen (27 saves, W)

CBJ TEAM NOTES

  • The Blue Jackets fell to 3-2-0 with tonight’s loss.  It’s the club’s first loss at home after going 3-0-0 in their first three contests at Nationwide Arena.  The team had a chance to win its first four home games to begin a season for the first time in franchise history entering the game.
  • CBJ have posted points in eight of the last 13 home games of the series against the Hurricanes (7-5-1).
  • The Blue Jackets have scored a power play goal in all four games they have been awarded an opportunity (did not have an attempt on Oct. 16 vs. Seattle), scoring on 1-of-4 attempts tonight.  CBJ are 5-of-15 on the power play on the campaign (33.3 pct.).
  • Carolina finished 3-of-6 on the power play tonight.  It was the first time that the Blue Jackets allowed three or more power play tallies to an opponent since Dec. 4, 2018 vs. Calgary (3-of-4).
  • The Blue Jackets lost their first game against a divisional opponent tonight (1-1-0 on season).  The club will play two of its next three and four of the next seven games against Metropolitan Division opponents.

CBJ PLAYER NOTES

·        C Boone Jenner scored his fourth goal of the season and has power play goals in three-straight contests.  He leads the team in goals with 4-0-4.  The three power play tallies are already the third most in a single season in his career, trailing nine (2015-16) and four (2013-14).

·        LW Patrik Laine tallied an assist and has collected points in all five outings in 2021-22 (2-4-6).  It’s the second time in his career that he has started a season with a five-game point-streak (3-7-10; Oct. 3-10, 2019 with Winnipeg).

·        RW Jakub Voracek recorded his fifth assist of the season and 100th of his CBJ career (39-100-139, 246 GP).  He has collected points in three-straight games (0-5-5).

·        RW Oliver Bjorkstrand led the team in shots with five, while D Andrew Peeke led the club in blocked shots with three.

POST-GAME VIDEO INTERVIEWS

HC Brad Larsen |  F Boone Jenner |  F Gus Nyquist

CBJ UPCOMING SCHEDULE

Sunday, October 24                Day Off

Monday, October 25              vs. Dallas Stars – 7pm ET at Nationwide Arena

Tuesday, October 26              Day Off

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