Jenner, Blue Jackets to face Capitals in Columbus
Washington Capitals (7-2-4, second in the Metropolitan) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (7-3-0, fifth in the Metropolitan)
Columbus, Ohio; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blue Jackets +116, Capitals -137; over/under is 5.5
BOTTOM LINE: The Columbus Blue Jackets host the Washington Capitals.
Columbus finished 18-26-12 overall a season ago while going 11-9-8 at home. The Blue Jackets averaged 2.4 goals on 29.0 shots per game last season.
Washington finished 36-15-5 overall with a 19-7-2 record on the road during the 2020-21 season. The Capitals scored 3.4 goals per game while allowing opponents to average 2.9 last season.
The matchup Friday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.
INJURIES: Blue Jackets: Max Domi: out (health protocols), Adam Boqvist: day to day (undisclosed).
Capitals: None listed.