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NHL: Preseason-Columbus Blue Jackets at St. Louis Blues Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

Columbus Blue Jackets at St Louis Blues

Saturday, November 5, 2016 – 7:00 EST

Scottrade Center, St. Louis, Missouri

TV: Fox Sports Ohio –Radio: 97.1 WBNS FM

Opponent’s Blog: St. Louis Game Time

Columbus Blue Jackets,

Vs.

St. Louis Blues, 5-4-2, 12 points, 3rd Central, 5th West

Season Series

STL: 0-0-0

CBJ: 0-0-0

11/5/16: CBJ @ STL

11/12/16: STL @ CBJ

Following last night’s … ass kicking? Is there another word for what happened? … Columbus set a franchise record for goals scored and handed Montreal their worst ever defeat. Seriously.

We literally took Montreal, threw them in a dumpster, and set them on fire. That was fun.

SO. Tonight, looking to put that behind them (Nick Foligno echoed this immediately in his postgame comments), the Jackets face the Blues.

I am listing Bob to play until he doesn’t. He’s on fire this season.

Go Jackets.

Head to Head Stats

St. Louis Columbus
2.18 (28) GPG 3.44 (3) (Up from 2.63 before last night)
2.82 (18) GAPG 2.11 (4)
17.5% (17) PP% 35.0% (1)
88.4% (5) PK% 89.3% (3)
52.9% (6) EV CF% 47.9% (20)
97.8 (22) EV PDO 100.2 (10)
Paul Stastny/Vladimir Tarasenko, 4 G Leader Hartnell / Anderson / Atkinson / Foligno, 4
Alex Steen, 6 A Leader Alexander Wennberg, 11
Paul Statsny, 9 P Leader Nick Foligno, 12
Joel Edmundson, 17 PIM Leader Brandon Dubinsky / Josh Anderson, 13
3-1-1 Road / Home 2-1-1
5-4-2 Last 10 5-3-1

Probable Lineups

CBJ

Brandon Saad Alexander Wennberg Nick Foligno
Matt Calvert Brandon Dubinsky Josh Anderson
Scott Hartnell Lukas Sedlak Sam Gagner
Boone Jenner William Karlsson Cam Atkinson
Zach Werenski Seth Jones
Ryan Murray Jack Johnson
Markus Nutivaara David Savard
Sergei Bobrovsky
Curtis McElhinney

STL

Jaden Schwartz Jori Lehtera Vladimir Tarasenko
Alex Steen Patrik Berglund David Perron
Robby Fabbri Paul Stastny Dmitrij Jaskin
Scottie Upshall Kyle Brodziak Nail Yakupov
Jay Bouwmeester Alex Pietrangelo
Carl Gunnarsson Kevin Shattenkirk
Joel Edmundson Colton Parayko
Jake Allen
Carter Hutton