The Columbus Blue Jackets hadn't had a performance to get very excited about since the trade deadline passed. That changed on Saturday night with a 4-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins at Nationwide Arena.
Columbus got on the board early, with Boone Jenner putting the puck
The Columbus Blue Jackets have lost four of their six games since the trade deadline passed. Two of those losses have come to the Pittsburgh Penguins, including a 3-0 shutout with Columbus on the wrong end last night.
Joonas Korpisalo saved 28 of 30 shots
The Columbus Blue Jackets came away with two points in a 2-1 shootout victory against the New Jersey Devils. While the two points were crucial in the midst of a playoff race, this is a Columbus squad who clearly can play MUCH BETTER.
You just gotta stay with it.
Columbus Blue Jackets Head Coach John Tortorella had that to say after his team played much better than the previous day in a 4-0 loss at home to the Edmonton Oilers. He also had this to add:
It's 22 to 9
The Columbus Blue Jackets got their first victory after the trade deadline on Thursday night, thanks to Artemi Panarin finding Seth Jones, who put the puck into the back of the net past goaltender Brian Elliott with 33 seconds remaining in overtime to end it
There's an expectation to be a great team, and tonight, we only did that for two periods
The San Jose Sharks entered Nationwide Arena on Saturday night winning eight of their last ten games, and were coming off a 4-0 shutout victory over the Penguins in Pittsburgh on Thursday night. Apparently the Columbus Blue Jackets, who were on the back end of
With the trade deadline right around the corner, the Columbus Blue Jackets have lost consecutive games on the first two days of the week. One huge question looms for the organization. Buy or sell?
Defenseman Ryan Murray and Forward Artemi Panarin combined for six points
The Columbus Blue Jackets (33-22-3) ran into the red-hot Tampa Bay Lightning last night, losing 5-1 in front of a home crowd at Nationwide Arena. Tonight the'll look to rid the taste of defeat north of the border, matching up against the Montreal Canadiens (31-21-7).
In the National Hockey League right now it feels like there's the Tampa Bay Lightning, then everybody else.
Tampa Bay Goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 39 of 40 shots on goal, including all 20 he faced in the first 20 minutes of action.
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