The Columbus Blue Jackets go back on the road Tuesday night to Pittsburgh, PA to take on the Pittsburgh Penguins. Columbus comes into Tuesday winners of four of the last five games played following a 5-4 win over the Saint Louis Blues. Emil Bemstrom, Patrik Laine, and Gustav Nyquist Led the way for Columbus with one goal and one assist each.
The Columbus offense has been the biggest strength of the year for the Blue Jackets averaging 3.27 goals per game on 30 shots. Patrik Laine leads the team with 45 points to go along with a team high 25 goals on 129 shots this season. Jakub Voracek is the top set up man with 41 assists.
The Pittsburgh Penguins end a 3 game road trip Tuesday night as they head back home riding a two game win streak. Goalie Tristan Jarry was dominant against Arizona posting a .952 save percentage after allowing only one goal on 21 shots against in just under 60 minutes of game time.
Sidney Crosby carried the Pittsburgh offense against Arizona with two goals on six shots in just over 20 minutes on the ice. Kasperi Kapanen and Evgeni Malkin chipped in one goal each, while five other Penguins added an assist to the offense.