Fan Connection – Columbus Blue Jackets VS Tampa Bay Lightning

Martin St. Louis (26)
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Tonight our Columbus Blue Jackets take on Martin St. Louis and the Tampa Bay Lightning, puck drop is set for 7:00 PM at Nationwide Arena! For full pre-game analysis and coverage check out Game Day Edition: Tampa Bay Lightning @ Columbus Blue Jackets and Columbus Blue Jackets vs Tampa Bay Lightning: Behind Enemy Lines.

This game marks the 1st of 13 games in the month of December and also the return of Brandon Dubinsky – the Blue Jackets will certainly gain back a bit of momentum  with one of their leaders back on the ice in Union Blue! Speaking of leaders, Tampa Bay is still without superstar Steven Stamkos – good news for the Lightning though, he is already up and walking without crutches after his surgery to repair his broken tibia [Full Story on CBS Sports].

The Blue Jackets will play the Lightning two more times this season after their match-up tonight – once more in Columbus (01/13/14) and then in Tampa Bay on April 11th (second to last game of the season).

Onto some thought provoking questions – make sure to comment below and share your predictions!

Brandon Dubinsky (17)
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1) Will Brandon Dubinsky produce a point in his return? If so, an assist or a goal?

2) Ryan Johansen has scored in the last two games, can he make it three in a row?

3) Corey Tropp has played two games with the Jackets so far and has one assist already, will he score his first goal as a Blue Jacket tonight?

4) Final score predictions!

 

There you have it! As mentioned above, leave your predictions below in the comments section! You can also send your predictions our way via Twitter and Facebook. Thanks for reading and GO JACKETS!

 

Topics: Columbus Blue Jackets

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