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Game Day Stats & Discussion Thread: Columbus Blue Jackets @ Los Angeles Kings

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The game might be in LA but I think Jeff Carter should still score anyway

Los Angeles Kings v Columbus Blue Jackets Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images

Just the Facts

Los Angeles Kings Stats Columbus Blue Jackets
Los Angeles Kings Stats Columbus Blue Jackets
17-22-4 (38 pts, 8th in Pacific) Record 19-15-8 (46 pts, 6th in Metropolitan)
14.9% (29th) Power Play % 16.8% (T-23rd)
74.6% (T-27th) Penalty Kill % 80.8% (T-17th)
2.56 (28th) Goals For/Game 2.60 (27th)
3.14 (21st) Goals Against/Game 2.71 (7th)
33.6 (5th) Shots For/Game 32.9 (10th)
28.5 (1st) Shots Against/Game 29.5 (4th)
Kopitar (37) Points Leader Dubois, Nyquist (28)
Kopitar (15) Goals Leader Dubois (14)
Kopitar (22) Assists Leader Jones (20)

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Discussion Questions

  1. I have an unwarranted grudge against Pierre-Luc Dubois because he was a real jerk on the ice many years ago during a prospect tournament I covered. And even though people say he’s a nice dude, I’m still like, “but yeah, what about that time he was a real tool when he was like seventeen”? What’s the most random/poinless/uncalled for grudge you have against a player?
  2. The Columbus Blue Jackets are mostly comprised of their AHL team thanks to injury. Which player on their roster that you’ve never heard of before has the best name?
  3. Jeff Carter. That is all.