Pittsburgh Penguins (35-13-7) take on Columbus Blue Jackets (36-15-5) tonight. The Metropolitan Division matchup will take place at 7:00 PM EST Nationwide Arena, Columbus.
Last encounter: The Penguins overtook the Blue Jackets 4-3 on 4th Feb.
Date and Time: February 17th, 2017 7:00 PM EST
Venue: Nationwide Arena, Columbus
TV: Fox (US)
Sitting first in the Metropolitan Division the Penguins have clinched five victories in Feb. Sidney Crosby scored his 1,000th NHL point with just 21 sec. left to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 4-3 win against the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday.
Sidney Crosby is on fire this season; he has shot an impressively high 31 goals resulting in 64 points. Another centerman Evgeni Malkin is the perfect puzzle piece of the Penguins attack; he has added 34 assists so far.
In the seven matches played in Feb., John Tortorella’s men have posted three wins. The Blue Jackets brought down the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Wednesday, five of the players scored in that game and backup Joonas Korpisalo made an astonishing 31 saves.
Cam Atkinson is the top scorer with 49 points and 27 goals.