1. This is the fifth and final meeting of the season between the two clubs. The Devils are seeking their first win in four tries against the Blue Jackets following last night's 6-3 loss at Nationwide Arena.
2. The Devils recalled goaltender Scott Wedgewood and defenseman Vojtech Mozik from Albany (AHL) today on emergency recalls. Both will make their NHL debuts.
Wedgewood, 23, is 9-2-3 in 16 games with the A-Devils, including a 1.69 goals-against average and .928 save percentage. The Brampton, Ontario, product was taken by the Devils in the third round, 84th overall, at the 2010 Draft.
Mozik, 23, signed an entry-level deal in June. He has 13 points and is plus-26 in 49 games with Albany.
3. Adam Henrique, who notched his 26th goal of the season last night, has recorded 6g-3a-9pts over his last 11 games vs. Columbus. He's two points away from 200 in his career.
4. Devils' leading scorer Kyle Palmieri posted his fourth three-goal game of the season last night and is one of five looking to extend point streaks tonight: Palmieri (2g-2a, 2 games); Henrique (3g, 2 games); Travis Zajac (3a, 2 games); Reid Boucher (1g-1a, 2 games); Damon Severson (2a, 2 games).
5. The Devils are 0-5-1 in their last six games vs. the Blue Jackets (last win, Feb. 28, 2015).
6. On this day in 2011, Martin Brodeur posted a 13-save shutout in a 3-0 victory over Columbus at Nationwide Arena. David Clarkson scored 2g, including the game-winner.