This Sunday, the Columbus Blue Jackets wil head to the T-Mobile Arena to take on the Vegas Golden Knights. The Columbus Blue Jackets will enter this game against the Vegas Golden Knights following an embarrassing loss against the Anaheim Ducks this past Friday which resulted in a final score of 7-4. The Blue Jackets have now lost five of their last six games played.
Reality is that the Columbus Blue Jackets have been nothing short of horrendous all season long, yes the Blue Jackets season was severely impacted by some injuries, but they’re deadlast in the entire league. The Blue Jackets currently have the highest probability to land the 1st overall pick at this year's NHL entry draft which would make Connor Bedard a Columbus Blue Jacket.
The Vegas Golden Knights will enter this game against the Columbus Blue Jackets following an embarrassing loss against the Calgary Flames this past Thursday which resulted in a final score of 7-2. Prior to the loss against the Flames, the Golden Knights went on to win four straight games. The Golden Knights will be coming off of a three day rest for this game.
The Vegas Golden Knights are currently the best team in the Western Conference right now as they sit atop with an overall record of 42-21-6 for 90 points through 69 games played. There is no debate when it comes to figuring out who the Golden Knights best player is this season as Jack Eichel is healthy and is on a tear. Eichel currently has 23 goals, 28 assists, and 51 points in 56 games played.