GOLDEN KNIGHTS (8-5-2) at BLUE JACKETS (5-6-3)
7 p.m. ET; FS-O, ATTSN-RM, NHL.TV
The Columbus Blue Jackets seek their first win in five games (0-3-1) when they play the Vegas Golden Knights at Nationwide Arena on Tuesday.
The Blue Jackets have been outscored 18-8 in their past four games and are 2-3-3 in their past eight. They have lost two straight at home, where they are 3-4-1.
The Golden Knights have lost two consecutive games in overtime after leading each by two goals. They begin a four-game trip after a 1-1-2 homestand.
Goalie Marc-Andre Fleury will start for Vegas after missing a 4-3 overtime loss to the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday because of the flu.
Players to watch
Golden Knights forward William Karlsson has five points (three goals, two assists) in a four-game point streak.
Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson has scored one goal in his past 11 games. His other two came in the first three games of the season.
They said it
"It's always a building that's tough to play in. They play hard here, and they don't give you much. You have to be really smart about how you play tonight and not get into a too wide-open game." -- Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt
"It's about confidence. It's about us taking the game in our own hands instead of waiting and see what happens. We need to dictate how the games go." -- Blue Jackets forward Pierre-Luc Dubois on slow starts at home
Golden Knights projected lineup
Jonathan Marchessault -- William Karlsson -- Reilly Smith
Max Pacioretty -- Paul Stastny -- Mark Stone
Tomas Nosek -- Cody Eakin -- Cody Glass
William Carrier -- Nicolas Roy -- Ryan Reaves
Brayden McNabb -- Nate Schmidt
Jon Merrill -- Shea Theodore
Nick Holden -- Deryk Engelland
Scratched: Brandon Pirri, Nicolas Hague
Injured: Alex Tuch (upper body)
Blue Jackets projected lineup
Gustav Nyquist -- Pierre-Luc Dubois -- Oliver Bjorkstrand
Sonny Milano -- Alexander Wennberg -- Cam Atkinson
Nick Foligno -- Boone Jenner -- Josh Anderson
Emil Bemstrom -- Riley Nash -- Kole Sherwood
Zach Werenski -- Seth Jones
Markus Nutivaara -- David Savard
Vladislav Gavrikov -- Dean Kukan
Scratched: Markus Hannikainen, Scott Harrington
Injured: Brandon Dubinsky (wrist), Alexandre Texier (knee), Ryan Murray (hand)
Tuch was injured in his second game of the season Saturday after missing the first 13 with an upper-body injury. … Roy and Hague were recalled from Chicago of the American Hockey League on Monday. … Nutivaara, scratched the past two games and four of the past five, replaces Harrington.
Stastny needs three points for 700 in the NHL. … The Blue Jackets have allowed the first goal in five of eight home games (0-4-1). They are 5-0-0 when scoring first.