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Full 60: Blue Jackets vs Lightning

Sherwood makes Nationwide debut

by Peter Fish @BlueJacketsNHL /

Matchup: Columbus Blue Jackets vs Tampa Bay Lightning

Time: 7:30 p.m. EST

Location: Nationwide Arena

CBJ Starting lineup -- Forwards: Robinson-Wennberg-Bjorkstrand Defense: Murray-Jones Goaltender: Korpisalo

TBL Starting lineup -- Forwards: Killorn-Cirelli-Miller Defense: Hedman-Girardi Goaltender: Vasilevskiy

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: Get ready for tonight's matchup with the #CBJ @Wendys game day playlist. 👇

Tweet from @NHLNetwork: Kole Sherwood is the first Columbus native to play for the @BlueJacketsNHL. And tonight, he plays in front of his hometown for the first time. #NHLNow

First Twenty

00:00 - LINEUP: Korpi starting, Jenner in and Sherwood makes Nationwide debut

Korpi gets the start in net, Duclair is a healthy scratch with Jenner returning to the ice and Sherwood played in his first NHL game in Chicago, but makes his Nationwide debut tonight.

Tweet from @JacketsInsider: Korpisalo in for the #CBJ tonight. Duclair sits as Jenner returns.

Tweet from @JacketsInsider: Kole Sherwood makes his Nationwide Arena debut tonight as a member of the #CBJ

7:10 - SCORING CHANCE: Bjorkstrand from the corner

Vasilevskiy through the puck around the boards, but Bjorkstrand cuts off the pass and throws the puck towards the net which bounces off a player and Vasilevskiy makes a desperation kick-save to keep the puck out

11:18 - GOAL: Lightning are on the board first

Kucherov receives a feed from Gourde and gets the backhander past Korpi's glove.

Tweet from @JacketsInsider: Lightning takes a 1-0 lead 11:18 in on Nikita Kucherov's 28th of the year. Jackets went four wide on the rush, and Tampa went back the other way with Kucherov slipping alone behind the D. #CBJ

14:24 - GOAL: Kucherov gets his second

Kucherov beats Werenski to the outside and chops the puck past Korpi.

Tweet from @JacketsInsider: 2-0 Lightning. Another rush for Kucherov, another goal at 14:24.

END OF THE FIRST: 2-0 Lightning

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: hey we're outshooting them though

Second Twenty

00:00 - INJURY: Murray out

Tweet from @JacketsInsider: #CBJ down to five D the rest of the game


Girardi gets a point-blank shot off, but Korpi finds the puck with his glove to keep it out of the net.

Tweet from @JacketsInsider: Whew did Korpisalo just get tested by the Kucherov line. 86 just went around the zone, fed Dan Girardi in front, and Korpisalo stopped an absolutely golden chance #CBJ

5:45 - POST: Not friends

Robinson rips a shot from the slot, but finds the post instead of the net.

18:19 - KERFUFFLE: Andy slides into Vasilevskiy

Andy tries to beat Coburn, loses his footing and falls into Vasilevskiy, which draws everyone on the ice into the goalie crease.

19:31 - POWER PLAY GOAL: Stamkos

Kurcherov picks up his third point of the night by feeding Stamkos for the on-timer.

Tweet from @JacketsInsider: 3-0 Tampa. Lightning win the battle for the draw, it ends up to Stamkos in the left circle and he rips a one-timer under Korpi's right pillow.

END OF THE SECOND: 3-0 Lightning

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: the second is now over


:12 - POWER PLAY GOAL: Make it four

Point finds himself in the slot and rips one past Korpi's blocker.

Tweet from @JacketsInsider: 4-0 Lightning just 12 seconds into the third. Tampa was still on the power play and Point ripped one past Korpisalo's blocker from the high slot.

:46 - GOAL: One-timer

Point gets his second goal 34 seconds later with a one-timer that Korpi never saw.

Tweet from @JacketsInsider: 5-0 Tampa. Point again from the left dot 46 seconds into the third. Korpi never saw it.

 17:27 - SCORING CHANCE: Savard

Savard cut off a clear by the Lightning, skated into the slot and let a wrister go, but Vasilevskiy was there.

18:15 - GOAL: Sedlak finds the back of the net

Nash found Sedlak breaking towards the net and Sedlak put the puck between Vasilevskiy's pads.

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: 😺


FINAL: 5-0 Lightning

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: leave your comments in your drafts

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: we're just going to watch this for a bit

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