New Jersey (6th - Metropolitan) at Columbus (7th - Metropolitan)

Matchup Details
Sat, Feb 28 - Nationwide Arena
FACEOFF - 5:00 PM ET
W/LATSMONEYHomeAwayO/U
New Jersey 25-27-4-630-32-134515-9-4-410-18-0-220-36
Columbus 26-30-2-233-27-105512-16-1-114-14-1-131-28
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
 
RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
New Jersey
PPlayerStatusNotes
GK. Kinkaid
Out Sat
Lower Body
02/28/15
Kinkaid missed the last two games with a lower-body injury and is not expected to play Saturday against the Blue Jackets.
DB. Salvador
I-R
Back
02/19/15
Salvador is on injured reserve with a back injury and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
LWR. Clowe
out for season
Concussion
02/12/15
Clowe has been on injured reserve since November with a concussion and will not return to action this season.
DD. Severson
I-R
Ankle
01/30/15
Severson is on injured reserve with a hairline fracture in his ankle.
Columbus
PPlayerStatusNotes
DD. Prout
Prob Sat
Upper Body
02/28/15
Prout has missed the last eight games with an upper-body injury. He is expected to return Saturday against the Devils.
RWD. Clarkson
Prob Sat
Acquired
02/26/15
Clackson has been recently acquired by the Blue Jackets and is expected to play Saturday against the Devils.
DK. Connauton
Doub Sat
Lower Body
02/28/15
Connaughton did not play Thursday due to a lower-body injury and is doubtful for Saturday's game against the Devils.
GS. Bobrovsky
Out Sat
Groin
02/28/15
Bobrovsky is on injured reserve with a groin injury. He is not expected to be ready for Saturday's game against the Devils.
CB. Dubinsky
Out indefinitely
Upper Body
02/28/15
Dubinsky will be out indefinitely after suffering an upper-body injury.
LWM. Calvert
I-R
Concussion
02/27/15
Calvert has been placed on injured reserve with a concussion.
CB. Jenner
I-R
Back
02/26/15
Jenner is on injured reserve whole recovering from a stress fracture in his back. He has resumed skating however there is no timetable for his return.
RWJ. Skille
out for season
Shoulder
02/25/15
Skille has been placed on injured reserve and will miss the remainder of the season with a shoulder injury.
DR. Murray
Late March
Ankle
02/09/15
Murray has been placed on injured reserve and will miss up to six weeks with a high-ankle sprain.
RWJ. Morin
I-R
Heart
01/28/15
Moring is on injured reserve due to an accelerated heart rate.
NEWS

Covers Preview - The New Jersey Devils and Columbus Blue Jackets look to strengthen their flickering postseason aspirations at the other's expense when the Metropolitan Division rivals meet at Nationwide Arena on Saturday. New Jersey overcame a two-goal deficit on Friday but saw its glorious chance to improve its tenuous standing go by the boards as it dropped a 3-2 overtime decision to Boston.

 
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