The Blue Jackets (22-41-7) and Islanders (37-27-8) will battle for the fourth and final time this season Friday at Nationwide Arena at 7 p.m. ET on Bally Sports Ohio.
The club announced forward Patrik Laine will miss the next two-to-four weeks with a triceps strain.
Blue Jackets head coach Brad Larsen said Michael Hutchinson (0-2-1, .875SV%, 4.17 GAA) will start in net tonight.
Lines and power-play units
Below are the lines and power-play units for tonight's contest.
#CBJ lines at morning skate:— Coby Maeir (@CobyMaeir) March 24, 2023
#CBJ PP units at morning skate:— Coby Maeir (@CobyMaeir) March 24, 2023
After beating the Washington Capitals, the Jackets will aim to win their second straight game against a divisional opponent tonight.