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7:00 PM CT – Blue Jackets (13-28-6) @ Predators (28-16-4)Players to watch:CBJ- Rick NashThe Blue Jackets captain, who has struggled with consistency in 2011-12, has seven points in five points against the Preds this season.NSH- Mike FisherFisher, who has seven goals in 13 games vs. Columbus, and his linemates have been consistent this month. The team is 14-2-1 this year when Fisher tallies a point.Starting goaltenders:CBJ- Curtis Sanford (2011-12 stats: 8-10-4, 2.50 GAA)NSH- Pekka Rinne (2011-12 stats: 26-11-4, 2.43 GAA)Injury report:CBJ- Jeff Carter (shoulder, out), James Wisniewski (ankle, out), R.J. Umberger and Radek Martinek (concussion, out), Kristian Huselius (groin, out), Mark Letestu (hand, out), Nikita Nikitin (knee, out)NSH- Ryan Suter and Francis Bouillon (upper body, questionable)Keys to the game:CBJ- Stay out of the sin bin… The Preds’ penalty kill has been good all year, particularly against the Jackets. In five games, the Preds are 7-for-12 with the man advantage. ...
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