Ducks visit the Blue Jackets following shutout victory

December 8, 2021 GMT

Anaheim Ducks (14-8-5, third in the Pacific) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (13-11-0, fifth in the Metropolitan)

Columbus, Ohio; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blue Jackets -120, Ducks +100; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: The Columbus Blue Jackets host Anaheim after the Ducks shut out Buffalo 2-0. Anthony Stolarz earned the victory in the net for Anaheim after recording 25 saves.

The Blue Jackets are 9-3-0 on their home ice. Columbus has scored 78 goals and ranks fifth in the Eastern Conference averaging 3.2 goals per game. Boone Jenner leads the team with 11.

The Ducks are 5-4-3 in road games. Anaheim ranks fifth in the Western Conference averaging 5.4 assists per game, led by Trevor Zegras with 0.6.

The teams meet Thursday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Oliver Bjorkstrand has 21 total points for the Blue Jackets, eight goals and 13 assists. Adam Boqvist has 8 points over the last 10 games for Columbus.


Troy Terry leads the Ducks with 15 goals and has 26 points. Zegras has 12 points over the last 10 games for Anaheim.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Jackets: 4-6-0, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.3 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game with a .902 save percentage.

Ducks: 4-4-2, averaging 2.8 goals, 3.9 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.8 penalty minutes while allowing 2.9 goals per game with a .912 save percentage.

INJURIES: Blue Jackets: None listed.

Ducks: Adam Henrique: day to day (lower body).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.