BLUE JACKETS (32-27-5) at DUCKS (31-21-12)
10 p.m. ET; SN360, FS-W, FS-O, NHL.TV
The Columbus Blue Jackets and Anaheim Ducks will try to maintain their positions in the standings when they play at Honda Center on Friday.
The Blue Jackets hold the second wild card from the Eastern Conference, two points in front of the Carolina Hurricanes. They lost 5-2 against the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday.
The Ducks hold the second wild card into the Stanley Cup Playoffs from the Western Conference. They're tied in points with St. Louis Blues and one point in front of the Colorado Avalanche and Calgary Flames.
Forwards Jason Chimera and Chris Kelly will make their Ducks debuts. Chimera, 38, was acquired in a trade with the New York Islanders on Monday. Kelly, 37, signed a one-year contract Monday. He has not played in the NHL this season.
Players to watch
Blue Jackets forward Artemi Panarin had a goal and two assists in a 4-2 win against the Ducks on Dec. 1. He has seven points (three goals, four assists) during a six-game point streak.
Ducks forward Ryan Getzlaf has seven points (two goals, five assists) in his past four games.
They said it
"It's absolutely the best part of this League sometimes, you get a chance to go right back at it 24 hours later." -- Blue Jackets forward Nick Foligno, after the 5-2 loss against the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday
"The way the standings look right now, we need to take every point we can get." -- Ducks forward Rickard Rakell
Blue Jackets projected lineup
Artemi Panarin -- Pierre-Luc Dubois -- Cam Atkinson
Thomas Vanek -- Alexander Wennberg -- Nick Foligno
Sonny Milano -- Brandon Dubinsky -- Oliver Bjorkstrand
Boone Jenner -- Mark Letestu -- Matt Calvert
Zach Werenski -- Seth Jones
Jack Johnson -- Ryan Murray
Ian Cole -- David Savard
Scratched: Lukas Sedlak, Taylor Chorney, Scott Harrington, Markus Hannikainen
Injured: Dean Kukan (upper body), Markus Nutivaara (upper body), Josh Anderson (knee)
Ducks projected lineup
Rickard Rakell -- Ryan Getzlaf -- Corey Perry
Andrew Cogliano -- Ryan Kesler -- Jakob Silfverberg
Nick Ritchie -- Adam Henrique -- Ondrej Kase
Jason Chimera -- Derek Grant -- Chris Kelly
Cam Fowler -- Brandon Montour
Marcus Pettersson -- Hampus Lindholm
Josh Manson -- Francois Beauchemin
Scratched: J.T. Brown, Kevin Bieksa, Kalle Kossila, Antoine Vermette
Injured: Patrick Eaves (illness)
Bobrovsky will start after Korpisalo gave up five goals on 34 shots against the Kings on Thursday. ... Gibson returns after missing three games because of a lower-body injury. He has allowed two goals or fewer in seven consecutive starts.
Bobrovsky is 5-2-1 with a 1.87 goals-against average and .933 save percentage in his past eight games. ... The Ducks have killed 25 of 26 power plays in nine games since Feb. 9.