Dmitri Voronkov Scores 12th Goal Of Season As Blue Jackets Beat Blues In First Shutout Win In Over Two Years

By Coby Maeir on January 30, 2024 at 10:41 pm
Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Mathieu Olivier (24) fights St. Louis Blues defenseman Tyler Tucker (75) during the second period at Enterprise Center.
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Dmitri Voronkov scored his 12th goal of the season as the Blue Jackets recorded their first shutout win in over two years in a 1-0 win over the St. Louis Blues at Enterprise Center on Tuesday.

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1st Period

Boone Jenner had the Blue Jackets' best chance of the period when he hit the post at 15:15. 

The Blue Jackets and Blues were tied at zero after 20 minutes with Columbus leading 7-4 in shots on goal.

2nd Period

Mathieu Olivier and Tyler Tucker fought at 18:01, with Olivier winning the bout decisively. 

Jenner thought he scored at 18:12 after hitting the crossbar but the goal was taken off the board after a short review.

The teams were tied after 40 minutes with Columbus ahead 12-9 in shots on goal.

3rd Period

Jake Neighbours nearly opened the scoring at 1:18 off a rebound from the left doorstep but was denied by Elvis Merzlikins who made an amazing save.

Voronkov did open the scoring at 4:11 after finishing a one-timer from the slot thanks to a fantastic play by Zach Werenski. Werenski recorded his 193rd assist, which puts him third all-time among Blue Jackets.

The Blue Jackets won, improved to 16-24-10, and recorded their first shutout since Jan. 13, 2022. 


  • Shots on Goal: CBJ 22-21 STL
  • Face-off %: CBJ 48.9-51.1 STL
  • Power play: CBJ 0/2-0/3 STL
  • Giveaways: CBJ 8-10 STL
  • Takeaways: CBJ 5-7 STL
  • Blocked shots: CBJ 17-16 STL
  • Hits: CBJ 14-16 STL
  • 5-on-5 stats (via
    • Expected Goals (xG): CBJ 1.93-1.92 STL
    • Shot Attempts (CF): CBJ 48-45 STL
    • Shots on Goal (SF): CBJ 20-17 STL
    • Scoring Chances (SCF): CBJ 21-22 STL
    • High-Danger Chances (HDCF): CBJ 5-8 STL

Injury Update

Next Up

The team is off for the NHL All-Star break until Feb. 10 when they host the Tampa Bay Lightning at 7 p.m. ET on Bally Sports Ohio.

The team heads to Ottawa to play the Senators on Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. ET on Bally Sports Ohio.

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