The Columbus Blue Jackets are still theoretically in the playoff race but they are 16 points behind the last place that leads in the postseason and to keep that hope alive will need to beat the Montreal Canadiens at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, OH, on April 13, 2022.
- Columbus Blue Jackets vs Montreal Canadiens
- NHL – Regular season
- Date – 13/4/2022
- Starting time – 7 PM ET
- Venue: Nationwide Arena, Columbus, OH
Columbus Blue Jackets Stats & Form
The Columbus Blue Jackets are currently sixth in the Metropolitan Division and 10th in the Eastern Conference with a 34-33-6 record.
The Blue Jackets have won 2 of the last 3 games but lost the previous seven games.
The Blue Jackets are 19-24-2 in Eastern Conference games. Columbus ranks 10th in the Eastern Conference with 30.0 shots per game and is averaging 3.2 goals.
Jakub Voracek leads the Blue Jackets with 47 assists and has 52 points this season. Justin Danforth has four goals over the last 10 games for Columbus.
The Blue Jackets are 2-5-3 in the last 10 games, averaging 2.5 goals, 4.4 assists, 3.7 penalties and 8.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.6 goals per game with a .902 save percentage.
Columbus Blue Jackets News
Joonas Korpisalo, Yegor Chinakhov and Sean Kuraly will not play for the Blue Jackets.
Montreal Canadiens Stats & Form
The Montreal Canadiens are at the bottom of the Eastern Conference with a 20-42-11 record.
The Canadiens have lost 3 of the last 5 games and are coming off a 4-2 loss to the Winnipeg Jets.
The Canadiens are 13-25-4 in Eastern Conference play. Montreal averages 10.2 penalty minutes per game, the fifth-most in the league. Michael Pezzetta leads the team serving 70 total minutes.
Nick Suzuki leads the Canadiens with 19 goals and has 55 points. Christian Dvorak has 9 points over the last 10 games for Montreal.
The Canadiens are 3-6-1 in the last 10 games, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.3 assists, 3.9 penalties and 10.2 penalty minutes while allowing 3.6 goals per game with a .909 save percentage.
Montreal Canadiens News
Jake Allen and Jeff Petry will not play for Montreal tonight.
Columbus Blue Jackets vs Montreal Canadiens Head-to-Head Stats
The Columbus Blue Jackets have won the last 4 and 6 of the last 10 games against Montreal.
Three of their last five games have ended with over 5.5 goals.
Columbus Blue Jackets vs Montreal Canadiens Betting Odds
The Columbus Blue Jackets are favourites coming into this game with -106 odds to win while the Blue Jackets are at 211. The draw is set at 360.
The total goals margin is set at 6 with -127 odds to go over and -104 for under.
The Columbus Blue Jackets theoretically are still in the playoff race even though they have an 18-point deficit to the Washington Capitals who are sitting in the last place that is leading to the playoffs. Columbus has been dominating the series against the Canadiens lately winning the last 4 games and they will add another one to keep the playoff hopes alive.
The Blue Jackets have won 8 of their last 9 games against teams with a losing record under 40% and 13 of the last 16 games as favourites.