Blue Jackets Face Penguins in Division Matchup

Columbus Blue Jackets (0-1-0, eighth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (0-1-0, seventh in the Metropolitan Division)

Pittsburgh; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT

Bottom Line

Pittsburgh plays Columbus in a matchup of Metropolitan Division teams.

Pittsburgh went 44-26-12 overall and 26-15-11 in Eastern Conference action a season ago. The Penguins scored 271 total goals last season, 56 on power plays and 12 shorthanded.

Pittsburgh Penguins Alex Galchenyuk Evgeni Malkin
Pittsburgh Penguins’ Alex Galchenyuk is congratulated by Evgeni Malkin (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Columbus went 47-31-4 overall and 18-9-1 in Metropolitan Division play during the 2018-19 season. The Blue Jackets averaged 3.1 goals on 31.6 shots per game last season.

The matchup Saturday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.

Penguins Injuries: None listed.

Blue Jackets Injuries: None listed.


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