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Game Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets at San Jose Sharks

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Columbus Blue Jackets at San Jose Sharks
Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 9:00 EST
SAP Center, San Jose, California
TV: Fox Sports Ohio - Radio: WBNS FM
Opponent’s blog: Fear the Fin

Columbus Blue Jackets, 32-28-5, 69 points, 6th Metro, 9th East
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San Jose Sharks, 35-21-9, 79 points, 2nd Pacific, 5th East

Season Series
02/02/2018 SJS 3 @ CBJ 1
03/04/2018 CBJ @ SJS

Stats Preview

San Jose Columbus
2.92 (14) GPG 2.55 (28)
2.72 (8) GAPG 2.77 (12)
21.3% (7) PP% 14.8% (30)
84.5% (1) PK% 76.5% (27)
51.06% (14) EV Corsi % 51.74% (6)
99.2 (21) EV PDO 99.5 (19)
Logan Couture, 27 G Leader Josh Anderson and Artemi Panarin, 18
Brent Burns, 42 A Leader Artemi Panarin, 35
Brent Burns, 52 P Leader Artemi Panarin, 53
Brenden Dillon, 53 PIM Leader Nick Foligno, 46
19-9-3 Home / Road 13-17-3
6-3-1 Last 10 4-5-1

Probable Lineups

Columbus Blue Jackets
Artemi Panarin Pierre-Luc Dubois Cam Atkinson
Thomas Vanek Brandon Dubinsky Nick Foligno
Boone Jenner Mark Letestu Matt Calvert
Sonny Milano Lukas Sedlak Oliver Bjorkstrand
Zach Werenski Seth Jones
Jack Johnson Ryan Murray
Ian Cole David Savard
Sergei Bobrovsky
Joonas Korpisalo
San Jose Sharks
Evander Kane Joe Pavelski Joonas Donskoi
Thomas Hertl Logan Couture Mikkel Boedker
Timo Meier Chris Tierney Kevin Labanc
Marcus Sorensen Barclay Goodrow Melker Karlsson
Brent Burns Joakim Ryan
Marc-Edouard Vlasic Justin Braun
Brenden Dillon Dylan Demelo
Martin Jones
Aaron Dell

Preview

Can the Columbus Blue Jackets manage to not go oh-for-Western California? Stay tuned!