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Columbus Blue Jackets Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division
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Season Overview
Columbus Blue Jackets Pittsburgh Penguins
12-14 (27) Season Record (NHL Rk) 17-9 (9)
7 Division Rank 4
13 Conference Rank 5
8-8 Home Record 12-3
4-6 Away Record 5-6
4-5 Division Record 4-2
9-7-2 Conference Record 6-6-3
76 Goals For 103
93 Goals Against 81
Won 1 Streak Won 3
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 198.0
Age Average 25.3
Oldest Brandon Dubinsky (33)
Youngest Alexandre Texier (20)
Rookies 7
30 years old + 5
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 17
Free agency 5
Waivers 0
Trades 4
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 4598 games
GP Defensemen 2097 games
GP Goalies 121 games
Team Totals 7203 games
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 193.4
Age Average 26.8
Oldest Evgeni Malkin (33)
Youngest John Marino (22)
Rookies 2
30 years old + 5
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 10
Free agency 6
Waivers 0
Trades 9
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 4848 games
GP Defensemen 2817 games
GP Goalies 222 games
Team Totals 8137 games
Injuries
Bemstrom, Emil Upper body injury day-to-day
Dubinsky, Brandon Wrist injury injured reserve
Nutivaara, Markus Upper body injury injured reserve
Sherwood, Kole Oblique injury injured reserve
Werenski, Zach Shoulder injury injured reserve
Injuries
Bjugstad, Nick Core muscle injury injured reserve
Crosby, Sidney Core muscle injury injured reserve
Dumoulin, Brian Left ankle surgery injured reserve
Hornqvist, Patric Lower body injury injured reserve
Team Leaders
Goals Pierre-Luc Dubois - 10
Assists Seth Jones - 13
Points Gustav Nyquist - 19
Wins Joonas Korpisalo - 12
Plus/minus Riley Nash - 1
Pen. minutes Nick Foligno - 26
Team Leaders
Goals Jake Guentzel - 16
Assists Evgeni Malkin - 18
Points Jake Guentzel - 31
Wins Matt Murray - 10
Plus/minus Brian Dumoulin - 17
Pen. minutes Teddy Blueger - 17
Who's Hot?
Cam Atkinson (RW) 4 pts in last 4 GP
Who's Not?
Oliver Bjorkstrand (LW) 1 pts in last 5 GP
Elvis Merzlikins (G) 0-3-0, 3.09, .893 in last 3 GPI
Gustav Nyquist (RW) 1 pts in last 5 GP
David Savard (D) 0 pts in last 5 GP
Who's Hot?
Jake Guentzel (LW) 4 pts in last 2 GP
Tristan Jarry (G) 2-0-0, 0.00, 1.000 in last 2 GPI
Kris Letang (D) 6 pts in last 6 GP
John Marino (D) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Marcus Pettersson (D) 2 pts in last 3 GP
Chad Ruhwedel (D) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Brandon Tanev (RW) 3 pts in last 3 GP
Who's Not?
Matt Murray (G) 1-1-0, 4.53, .826 in last 3 GPI
Dominik Simon (C) 0 pts in last 3 GP