Vancouver plays Columbus on 4-game road skid

Vancouver Canucks (6-12-2, eighth in the Pacific) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (11-6-0, fourth in the Metropolitan)

Columbus, Ohio; Friday, 7pm EST

FANDUEL SPORTS BOOK LINE: Blue Jackets -120, Canucks -102; top/bottom is 5.5

BOTTOM LINE: Vancouver travels to Columbus to end four-game road slip.

The Blue Jackets went 7-3-0 in home games. Columbus has scored 58 goals and is sixth in the league with an average of 3.4 per game. Boone Jenner leads the team with nine.

The Canucks are 3-6-1 on their way. Vancouver is 31st in the NHL with 33.0 shots per game and average of 2.3 goals.

The teams will face each other on Friday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMANCE: Oliver Bjorkstrand leads the Blue Jackets with 18 points, scoring six goals and providing 12 assists. Jakub Voracek has netted one goal and 10 assists in the last 10 games for Columbus.

JT Miller leads the Canucks with 19 points, scored seven goals and provided 12 assists. Quinn Hughes has 7 points over the last 10 games for Vancouver.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Jackets: 7-3-0, averaging 3.9 goals, 6.9 assists, 3.5 penalties and 7.3 penalty minutes while surrendering 3.2 goals per game with a save percentage of .905.

Canucks: 2-7-1, average 2.2 goals, 3.8 assists, 4.2 penalties and 10 minutes penalty while surrendering 3.6 goals per game with a save percentage of 0.889.

Injuries: Blue Jackets: None listed.

Canucks: None listed.


The Associated Press created this story using technology from Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.


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