The preseason debuts of Cam Atkinson, Pierre-Luc Dubois, Boone Jenner, Nick Foligno and Josh Anderson will highlight the Blue Jackets' game Saturday afternoon vs. Pittsburgh in Nationwide Arena.
The five CBJ veterans will face the Penguins for the 2 p.m. faceoff along with such youngsters trying to make the team as Kevin Stenlund, Alexandre Texier, Trey Fix-Wolansky, Eric Robinson and Kole Sherwood.
The Blue Jackets also will dress four NHL regular defensemen in their third preseason game in Scott Harrington, Ryan Murray, David Savard and Markus Nutivaara. In net, Joonas Korpisalo and Matiss Kivlenieks, who backstopped the team for the opening preseason game Tuesday vs. Buffalo, will return to the ice.
Assistant coaches Brad Larsen, Brad Shaw and Kenny McCudden will be behind the bench for the Blue Jackets.
The game can be watched on NHL Network, at BlueJackets.com and on Fox Sports Go and can be heard on CD 102.5 FM.
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