Photo: flickr kyrion Writer: Jimmy Gold
These teams are used to squaring off against each other as the Columbus Blue Jackets take on the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. The Columbus Blue Jackets are coming off a 3-4 loss to the Nashville Predators on Thursday. Brandon Saad scored once for the Columbus Blue Jackets. It's been a good year so far for Brandon Saad, he has 35 points. Zach Werenski had a very offensively productive game with 1 goals and 1 assists. Ryan Murray scored in the third period. Seth Jones was dishing some apples with two assists. Seth Jones had a great assist night with two helpers. William Karlsson had an assist.
Henrik Lundqvist will man the pipes for the New York Rangers in this one. In Lundqvist's latest appearance, he faced 26 shots and allowed 2 goals. In Henrik Lundqvist's last 10 appearances, he has posted a 0.878 save percentage.
Joonas Korpisalo should start in net for this game. He was perfect in his most recent game, posting a 1 save percentage. When playing away from home last season he posted a 0-1-0 record with a 0.893 save percentage.
It would help if the defenseman of the New York Rangers would move the puck up the ice more efficiently as they allow 29 shots per game. The New York Rangers have been moderate at home, posting a 14-10-1 record. The Columbus Blue Jackets have gone 14-7-3 on the road. The New York Rangers have gone 10-6 when playing Eastern-Metropolitan opponents this season. The Columbus Blue Jackets have gone 8-4 when playing Eastern-Metropolitan opponents this season. The New York Rangers are 10-9 when playing a team with a winning record.
We are expecting a fair amount of goals in this match-up. Back the over in this one.
Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
Over 5.5 -125