Blue Jackets Set New Franchise Record for Points Earned at Home, Besting Mark from 2008-09 Season

By Jason Priestas on March 26, 2017 at 10:17 am
Sergei Bobrovsky and Scott Hartnell celebrate the Blue Jackets' 1-0 win over the Flyers
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Another win, another record.

With a 1-0 shutout of the Philadelphia Flyers Saturday night, the Columbus Blue Jackets have now earned 55 points at home on the season (27–10–1), setting a new franchise record for points earned at Nationwide Arena.

The total bested the previous mark set during the 2008-09 season when the Blue Jackets collected 53 points (25–13–3) at home.

The Blue Jackets have three home games remaining, including the next game, Tuesday, March 28, when they welcome the Buffalo Sabres.

Bob's Vezina Quest

Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky picked up his seventh shutout of the season with the win over the Flyers and became the first NHL netminder to reach 40 wins on the year. Bobrovsky is now 40–13–5 with a 1.99 goals-against average and a .934 save percentage.

He's 8–0–1 in the month of March with a 0.99 goals-against average and a .970 save percentage during the month.

Bobrovsky recorded his 19th career shutout Saturday, tying Steve Mason for the most in Blue Jackets history.

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