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GameDay Caterwaul: Florida Panthers at Columbus Blue Jackets

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Cats look to close out the decade with a big road win

Florida Panthers v Columbus Blue Jackets Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images

Panthers (20-13-5 45P) at Blue Jackets (17-14-8 42P)

  • WHEN: 7:00 p.m. ET
  • WHERE: Nationwide Arena, Columbus, OH
  • ON THE TUBE: FOX Sports Florida, Fox Sports Ohio, ESPN+
  • ON THE DIAL: 560 WQAM (D/B), 640 WMEN (PB), 1370 WAXE (TC), Thunder 100.3 (Keys)
  • SOCIALS: #FlaPanthers, #CBJ, #FLAvsCBJ, @LitterBoxCats, LBC FaceBook
  • ENEMY INTEL: Jackets Cannon
  • FLA IN SEASON SERIES: Game 2 of 3 (1-0-0)
  • LAST MEETING: @FLA 4, CBJ 1 - (Recap) - 12/7/2019
  • NEXT MEETING: February 4, 2020
  • PROJECTED STARTERS: Bobrovsky (14-10-4 .898/ 3.26 1SO) vs Merzlikens (0-4-4 .889/ 3.41 0SO)
  • PLAYER STATS: Florida / Columbus

Scouting Report

The Columbus Blue Jackets will host the Florida Panthers in an Eastern Conference tilt Tuesday night from the Nationwide Arena. The Panthers tallied a 6-5 home win over the Canadiens in their previous action, and the Blue Jackets lost 3-2 in a shootout against the Blackhawks on Sunday evening. The Panthers posted a 4-1 home win over the Blue Jackets in the lone meeting this season.

Full preview at Winners & Whiners

Saturday in the Atlantic (Standings/Panthers Playoff Chances):

  • BOSTON (24-7-9 57P) at New Jersey (13-19-6 32P) 1 p.m.
  • TORONTO (13-13-4 30P) at Minnesota (19-16-5 43P) 6 p.m.
  • TAMPA BAY (20-13-4 44P) at BUFFALO (17-16-7 41P) 7 p.m.
  • MONTREAL (18-15-6 42P) at Carolina (23-14-2 48P) 7 p.m.
  • San Jose (17-20-3 37P) at DETROIT (9-28-3 21P) 7:30 p.m.

Idle: OTT (37P)

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