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Preseason Lineup: Blue Jackets vs. Penguins

Columbus to host Metropolitan Division rival Saturday at 2 p.m. at Nationwide Arena

by Jeff Svoboda @JacketsInsider /

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 and on Fox Sports Go and can be heard on CD 102.5 FM.

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11 - Kevin Stenlund

13 - Cam Atkinson

18 - Pierre-Luc Dubois

24 - Nathan Gerbe

38 - Boone Jenner

42 - Alexandre Texier

50 - Eric Robinson

64 - Trey Fix-Wolansky

67 - Justin Scott

71 - Nick Foligno

77 - Josh Anderson

88 - Kole Sherwood


2 - Andrew Peeke

4 - Scott Harrington

27 - Ryan Murray

53 - Gabriel Carlsson

58 - David Savard

65 - Markus Nutivaara


70 - Joonas Korpisalo

80 - Matiss Kivlenieks

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