New Jersey hosts Columbus after Johnsson’s 2-goal game
Columbus Blue Jackets (4-3-0, seventh in the Metropolitan) vs. New Jersey Devils (4-2-0, fifth in the Metropolitan)
Newark, New Jersey; Sunday, 5 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Devils -120, Blue Jackets -100; over/under is 6
BOTTOM LINE: The Columbus Blue Jackets visit New Jersey after Andreas Johnsson scored two goals in the Devils’ 4-2 victory over the Penguins.
New Jersey finished 19-30-7 overall with a 7-18-3 record at home in the 2020-21 season. The Devils averaged 2.6 goals on 28.8 shots per game last season.
Columbus finished 18-26-12 overall with a 7-17-4 record on the road a season ago. Goalies for the Blue Jackets compiled an .899 save percentage while allowing 3.1 goals on 32.2 shots per game last season.
The teams square off Sunday for the first time this season.
INJURIES: Devils: None listed.
Blue Jackets: Adam Boqvist: day to day (undisclosed).