See More... See Less Blue Jackets' Elvis Merzlikins: Falls short against Rangers Merzlikins turned aside 30 of 33 shots in a 3-1 loss to the Rangers on Monday. Merzlikins was beaten twice on 13 shots in the first period and once over another 13 shots in the second frame. He dropped to 5-12-0 with a 4. 44 GAA and. 869 save percentage in 19 games this season. The 28-year-old has surrendered 12 goals on 107 shots over his last three starts.... See Less Blue Jackets' Andrew Peeke: Snaps eight-game scoring drought Peeke scored a goal in Columbus' 3-1 loss to the Rangers on Monday. Peeke found the back of the net at 1:21 of the third period to narrow the Rangers' lead to 3-1, but Columbus wasn't able to chip away at New York's edge any further.
He came into Saturday stuck in a nine-game goal drought, but Laine smashed it apart by scoring twice in less than three minutes midway through the first period before completing his 10th career hat trick early in the second. The 24-year-old sniper is up to 12 goals and 22 points through 27 games on the season, and if he can stay healthy he could put together a big second half for Columbus.... See Less Blue Jackets' Elvis Merzlikins: Finally finds another win Merzlikins made 25 saves in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Red Wings.
908 save percentage this season.... See Less Blue Jackets' Daniil Tarasov: Removed from IR Tarasov (upper body) was activated from injured reserve Saturday, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports. Tarasov has a 2-8-1 record with the Blue Jackets this season to go along with a 3. 907 save percentage. He will back up Elvis Merzlikins on Saturday against Detroit because Joonas Korpisalo (personal) is unavailable.... See Less Blue Jackets' Marcus Bjork: Sent to AHL Bjork was sent down to AHL Cleveland Saturday, per Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda.
He had a hand in two of Patrik Laine's three goals on the night, making a slick cross-ice pass midway through the first period to get his linemate started on the hat trick. Gaudreau has been dragged down by the struggles of the team around him, but even his slow stretches are still fairly productive, and he has two goals and seven points in nine games since Christmas.... See Less Blue Jackets' Patrik Laine: Hat trick against Wings Laine scored three goals, the last of which proved to be the game-winner, in Saturday's 4-3 win over Detroit.
Skating on Columbus' top line between Johnny Gaudreau and Patrik Laine, Roslovic helped set up the latter for two of his three goals on the night. The 25-year-old hasn't scored a goal himself in 15 games and has a modest three tallies and 22 points through 39 contests on the season, but Roslovic will have some intriguing fantasy upside as long as he can hang onto that assignment.... See Less Blue Jackets' Johnny Gaudreau: Two helpers in Saturday's win Gaudreau picked up two assists in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Red Wings.
877 save percentage).... See Less Blue Jackets' Joonas Korpisalo: Out of action Saturday Jan 14, 2023 Korpisalo will miss Saturday's game in Detroit for personal reasons, according to Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda. Elvis Merzlikins will get the start and Daniil Tarasov will be the backup with Korpisalo out of the lineup. Korpisalo had a tough outing Thursday, as he gave up six goals on 41 shots. He is 6-8-1 with a 3. 28 GAA and a.
Columbus Blue Jackets News, Scores, Status, Schedule - NHLTop Blue Jackets News Blue Jackets' Daniil Tarasov: Guarding goal Tuesday Rotowire Jan 17, 2023 Tarasov will defend the road net Tuesday against Nashville, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports. Tarasov has a 2-8-1 record this season with a 3. 40 GAA and a. 907 save percentage in 12 appearances with the Blue Jackets. He will get the second half of the team's back-to-back after Elvis Merzlikins played in Monday's 3-1 loss to the Rangers....
Bjork was sent down to clear roster space with Boone Jenner (thumb), Eric Robinson (upper body) and Daniil Tarasov (upper body) all returning from IR. Bjork had three goals, eight assists and a minus-5 rating in 26 games with Columbus. The 25-year-old defenseman would be first in line for a call-up should the Jackets need additional depth on their blue line.... See Less Blue Jackets' Eric Robinson: Returns Saturday Robinson (upper body) will be back in the lineup Saturday, according to coach Brad Larsen, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports. Robinson missed the last five games with the injury.