Columbus Blue Jackets will have to face home favorites New Jersey Devils on Friday night game, which will kick from 07:00pm ET. Columbus Blue Jackets has overcome agianst Devils after Brandon Dubinsky and Cam Atkinson have posted five goals including 11 points at Nationwide Arena.
21-year-old Ryan Johansen has recorded three goals in last two games for Columbus Blue Jackets, while Jack Skille has posted goals in the two games. Michael Ryder has made six goals in last 11 games for New York Devils.
Columbus goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky has been suffering from groin injury, while defenseman Dalton Prout, forwards Nathan Horton, Cody Bass, Jared Boll, Matt Calvert and Marian Gaborik are placed on injury reserve. New Jersey defenseman Bryce Salvador and Ryane Clowe are placed on injury reserve and both the players are having most of the chances to return back into the team.
Forward Andrei Loktionov suffering from illness, where he had missed last couple of games. Defensemen Adam Larsson, Peter Harrold, Ryan Carter and Damien Brunner are going to be out of team.