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Favorite Blue Jacket Tournament: Games 19 and 20

Featuring some early offensive stars

Columbus Blue Jackets v Pittsburgh Penguins

Remember: you can click the link at the top of the page to vote o previous match-ups if you have not yet done so. Games 5 and 6 close at noon on Sunday.

In today’s match-ups, we get the arrival of 2 early offensive stars.

Round 2, Game 19: Espen Knutsen vs. David Vyborny

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

Round 1: Knutsen defeated Kevin Dineen 154-31

Vyborny, RW: 543 GP; 113 G; 204 A; 317 P

Notes: Vyborny played his entire NHL career in Columbus, from 2000-2008. In franchise history, he remains 3rd in games played, 4th in goals, and 2nd in both assists and points.

Round 2, Game 20: Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre vs. Geoff Sanderson

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

Round 1: JLGP defeated Marc Denis 109-76

Sanderson, LW: 261 GP; 88 G; 80 A; 168 P

Notes: Sanderson was the original playmaker in Columbus, tallying 30 goals in that inaugural season. He scored 34 two years later, in a 67 point season.

Share your memories in the comments, and cast your votes below:

Poll

Favorite Blue Jacket, Games 19 and 20

This poll is closed

  • 8%
    Knutsen and Grand-Pierre
    (14 votes)
  • 8%
    Knutsen and Sanderson
    (14 votes)
  • 21%
    Vyborny and Grand-Pierre
    (37 votes)
  • 61%
    Vyborny and Sanderson
    (105 votes)
170 votes total Vote Now