DEC. 11, 2022 II NATIONWIDE ARENA II vs. LOS ANGELES KINGS
TV: Bally Sports Ohio Jeff Rimer (play-by-play), Jody Shelley (analyst), Dave Maetzold (reporter)
Radio: 97.1 The Fan Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Dylan Tyrer (host)
BLUE JACKETS TEAM NOTES
- The Blue Jackets snapped a three-game losing streak and improved to 6-6-2 in the last 14 games overall following a 3-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Friday.
- The club closes out a three-game homestand tomorrow and then plays six-of-eight on the road from December 13-29.
- The Jackets recorded a goal in every single period on Friday, marking the fifth time they’ve accomplished that this season.
- CBJ blueliners have collected 13-29-42 in 26 games this season, ranking 10th-T in NHL in goals.
- Columbus has had 21 different players score a goal this season, trailing only Detroit (22) for the most players on a team with a goal.
- Blue Jackets rookies have combined for 10-16-26 in 26 games in 2022-23 and rank fifth-T among NHL team rookies in goals and points.
- CBJ play their fifth Sunday game of the season (2-2-0; 1-1-0 at home).
BLUE JACKETS PLAYER NOTES
- D Marcus Bjork has collected points in two of his last four games (1-1-2) and has 2-4-6 in his first 13 NHL appearances. He ranks second-T among NHL rookie defensemen in points-per-game (.46; min. 5 GP).
- RW Yegor Chinakhov has collected assists in back-to-back contests and has 2-5-7 in his last 12 games played. He has already set a single-season career high in assists with 4-9-13 in 25 outings this season (7-7-14 in 62 games in 2021-22).
- LW Johnny Gaudreau had his season-high points streak snapped at six games (2-8-10) on Friday. He now has 4-15-19 in the last 14 contests overall and ranks eighth-T in the NHL in scoring at home this season with 8-14-22 in 18 games.
- C Boone Jenner has collected points in five of his last six games (1-5-6) after picking up an assist against Calgary. He has registered 8-8-16 in his last 16 contests since November 4.
- C Kent Johnson has collected 3-4-7 in his last 12 games. He ranks fourth-T among NHL rookies in goals, sixth in points-per-game (min. 15 GP) and eighth-T in points with 6-7-13 in 23 contests (.57 ppg).
- LW/RW Patrik Laine notched a goal for the second-straight game (3-0-3) and points for the third consecutive contest (3-1-4) with a goal on Friday. He has registered 6-3-9 in his last nine games played.
- LW Gustav Nyquist recorded his first multi-goal game of the season with two goals on Wednesday and has collected 3-6-9 in his last 13 contests.
BLUE JACKETS MILESTONES
- G Joonas Korpisalo is six games from 200 for his NHL career (80-72-22, 194 GP).
- C Jack Roslovic is five assists from 100 for his NHL career (61-95-156, 332 GP).
OhioHEALTH INJURY REPORT
- D Jake Bean (shoulder) is on Injured Reserve (Nov. 17); out 4-to-6 months (11 games)
- D Nick Blankenburg (ankle) is on Injured Reserve (Nov. 10); 6-to-8 weeks (13 games)
- D Adam Boqvist (broken foot) is on Injured Reserve (Oct. 26); 6-weeks (18 games)
- C/RW Justin Danforth (torn labrum) is on Injured Reserve (Oct. 25); 6 months (20 games)
- G Joonas Korpisalo (lower body) is on Injured Reserve (Dec. 10); 1-to-2 weeks
- LW Jakub Voracek (upper body) is on Injured Reserve (Nov. 4); out indefinitely (15 games)
- D Zach Werenski (shoulder separation/torn labrum) is on Injured Reserve (Nov. 10); out 6 months (13 games)
TOTAL MAN GAMES LOST: 148
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