The Florida Panthers travel to Ohio's capital city to take on the NHL team with perhaps the best goal celebration in the league: the firing of the civil war replica cannon. The Cats hope to contain said cannon, and assist the Blue Jackets in conserving ammunition.
To the game itself: the Blue Jackets had a widely publicized debacle of a start to this season, and they remain mired in last place in the Metropolitan Division, with only 10 wins in 26 games played. Over their last 10 games the Jackets are 6-4-0, with losses in the last two. With that said, Columbus will be looking to play hard in front of the home crowd to snap what could potentially turn into another lengthy losing streak.
We turned to The Cannon's managing editor Mike MacLean to answer three questions prior to tonight's contest, and he was kind enough to oblige: