Several hours into NHL free agency, the Washington Capitals had two new goaltenders and a replacement for the defenseman they lost to Seattle.
Columbus Blue Jackets (37-37-7, sixth in the Metropolitan) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (45-25-11, third in the Metropolitan)
Pittsburgh; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Columbus visits Pittsburgh looking to stop its four-game road skid.
Columbus Blue Jackets (35-35-6, sixth in the Metropolitan) vs. San Jose Sharks (29-34-12, seventh in the Pacific)
San Jose, California; Tuesday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: San Jose hosts Columbus looking to end its three-game home slide.
Columbus Blue Jackets (35-33-6, sixth in the Metropolitan) vs. Los Angeles Kings (39-27-10, third in the Pacific)
Los Angeles; Saturday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Columbus visits the Los Angeles Kings after Jack Roslovic scored two goals in the Blue Jackets' 5-1 victory over the Canadiens.
Columbus Blue Jackets (32-31-5, sixth in the Metropolitan) vs. Boston Bruins (42-20-5, fourth in the Atlantic)
Boston; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Columbus travels to Boston looking to break its four-game road skid.
Los Angeles Kings (29-19-7, second in the Pacific) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (28-25-1, fifth in the Metropolitan)
Columbus, Ohio; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles visits the Columbus Blue Jackets after Arthur Kaliyev scored two goals in the Kings' 4-3 loss to the Stars.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Cole Sillinger and Justin Danforth scored 10 seconds apart in the third period and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Florida Panthers 6-3 on Thursday night.
Oliver Bjorkstrand, Gabriel Carlsson, Boone Jenner and Patrik Laine also scored to help Columbus beat the Panthers for the first time in nine games and extending their winning streak to a season-best four games.