Favorite Blue Jacket Tournament: Games 3 and 4
Knutsen, Dineen, Grand-Pierre, Denis
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
|Knutsen and Grand-Pierre||88|
|Knutsen and Denis||66|
|Dineen and Grand-Pierre||21|
|Dineen and Denis||10|