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CBJ Weekly Report 2.18.19

Canadian Road Trip

by BlueJackets.com Staff @BlueJacketsNHL / BlueJackets.com

The Blue Jackets are 5-1-0 in the past six games (outscoring opponents 22-13) and have scored the first goal in each of their victories.

Columbus is 18-9-1 (37 pts) on the road this season, recording the most victories in the first 28 road games of a campaign in franchise history (17-7-4 in 2016-17). The club ranks third-T in the NHL in road victories and fourth-T in points.

CBJ allowed a power play goal for just the second time in the past 19 games on Saturday at Chicago (41-of-43, 95.3 pct. since Dec. 31)... The Jackets have recorded three or more goals in seven of the past nine contests.

RW Kole Sherwood (New Albany, OH) became the first Columbus-area native to play for the Blue Jackets in club history after making his NHL debut on Saturday at Chicago (four hits on 6:58 TOI).

LW Artemi Panarin collected 2-1-3 on Saturday to reach 300 career points (112-188-300 in 298 games)... RW Josh Anderson has 5-3-8 in the past nine games... C Pierre-Luc Dubois has 9-15- 24 in the last 24 outings.

D Ryan Murray, who set a single game career high with three assists on Saturday at Chicago, has posted 0-9-9 in the past 12 games. He has already set single season career highs in assists and points with 1-28-29, surpassing the 4-21-25 collected in 2015-16.

UPCOMING OPPPONENTS

vs.Tampa Bay Lightning // Monday, February 18 // 7:30pm

44-11-4, 92 pts. // 1st, Atlantic Division (1st, NHL)

CBJ All-Time: 10-16-4 (0-4-1, last 5) // Home: 6-8-1

at Montreal Canadiens // Tuesday, February 19 // 7:30pm

31-21-7, 69 pts. // 4th, Atlantic Division

CBJ All-Time: 13-11-3 // Road: 7-6-2 (2-1-1, last 4)

at Ottawa Senators // Friday, February 22 // 7pm

22-31-5, 49 pts. // 8th, Atlantic Division

CBJ All-Time: 11-14-2 (3-1-0, last 4) // Road: 4-8-1

vs.San Jose Sharks // Monday, February 18 // 5pm // BUY TICKETS

35-17-7, 77 pts. // 2nd, Pacific Division

CBJ All-Time: 22-31-6 (9-5-1, last 15) // Home: 14-12-3

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