Blue Jackets de Columbus contre Canadiens de Montréal.
News & Notes from morning skate
Blue Jackets head coach Brad Larsen said that Elvis Merzlikins will be out for one-to-two weeks and that Jake Bean is still being evaluated but it doesn't look good for him. Emil Bemstrom, who missed practice yesterday but participated in morning skate today, is a game-time decision, per Larsen.
Per #CBJ HC Brad Larsen:— Coby Maeir (@CobyMaeir) November 17, 2022
- Korpisalo starts in net
- Roslovic back in the lineup
- Merzlikins out one-to-two weeks
- Bean still being evaluated, but Larsen said it doesnt look good
#CBJ HC Larsen said Emil Bemstrom is game-time decision— Coby Maeir (@CobyMaeir) November 17, 2022
Larsen said that Jack Roslovic is back in the lineup after he was a healthy scratch for Tuesday night's win over the Flyers. Larsen also announced that Joonas Korpisalo will be the Blue Jackets' starting goaltender tonight. In four games this season, Korpisalo has posted a record of 3-2-1 with a .910SV% and a 3.69 GAA.
Here are the projected lines for tonight's game:
#CBJ projected lines, per team— Coby Maeir (@CobyMaeir) November 17, 2022
With Bean out tonight, the power play has a different look.
#CBJ PP1 at morning skate:— Coby Maeir (@CobyMaeir) November 17, 2022
#CBJ PP2 at morning skate:— Coby Maeir (@CobyMaeir) November 17, 2022
The Blue Jackets and Canadiens battle at 7 p.m. at Nationwide Arena. The game will be broadcast on Bally Sports Ohio and 97.1 FM The Fan.