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Favorite Blue Jacket Tournament: Games 3 and 4

Knutsen, Dineen, Grand-Pierre, Denis

Knutsen and Modin battle for the puck Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images

In case you missed it: Polls for Games 1 and 2 are still open

Today we have the second pair of first round match-ups of the Expansion Era class:

Round 1, Game 3: #6 Espen Knutsen vs. #11 Kevin Dineen

Knutsen, C: 188 GP; 27 G; 81 A; 108 P

Notes: Knutsen was the first All Star Game selection in franchise history, in 2002.

Dineen, RW: 129 GP; 13 G; 15 A; 28 P

Notes: Dineen was head coach of the the gold medal-winning Canadian women’s team at the 2014 Olympics.

Round 1, Game 4: #7 Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre vs. #10 Marc Denis

Grand-Pierre, D: 202 GP; 4 G; 10 A; 14 P

Notes: JLGP continues to live in Columbus, and has appeared on radio broadcasts and other team-sponsored events.

Denis, G: 266 GP; 84-146 record; .905 SV%; 3.01 GAA

Notes: Denis still holds the franchise record for games played by goalie; played in 77 (!) games in 2002-03.

Debate these choices in the comments, and cast your votes below:


Favorite Blue Jacket, Games 3 and 4

This poll is closed

  • 47%
    Knutsen and Grand-Pierre
    (88 votes)
  • 35%
    Knutsen and Denis
    (66 votes)
  • 11%
    Dineen and Grand-Pierre
    (21 votes)
  • 5%
    Dineen and Denis
    (10 votes)
185 votes total Vote Now