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CBJ G69 @ Vegas Golden Knights - Legends Row

March 19, 2023, 12:40 AM ET [4 Comments]
Zak MacMillan
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The Columbus Blue Jackets continue their road trip with a Sunday evening collision with the Vegas Golden Knights and the legends row of former Blue Jackets on the roster.

William Karlsson, Jonathan Marchessault, Keegan Kolesar, and Jonathan Quick are in this game for Vegas.

Quick has been on a roll since the three team trade, including a shutout and his best save percentage since the playoff Kings years.

Columbus and Vegas last played on November 28, in a Columbus shootout victory.

Vegas is still riding high being one of the best teams in the Pacific, and have also added forwards Teddy Bleuger and Ivan Barbashev at the deadline.

In regards to the lineups, get ready for legend Quick to battle former Vegas keeper Michael Hutchinson.

Projected Lineups


Vegas Golden Knights

Ivan Barbashev—Jack Eichel—Jonathan Marchessault
Reilly Smith—William Karlsson—Pavel Dorofeyev
Brett Howden—Chandler Stephenson—Michael Amadio
Paul Cotter—Teddy Bleuger—Phil Kessel

Alec Martinez—Alex Piterangelo
Brayden McNabb—Shea Theodore
Nicolas Hague—Zach Whitecloud

Jonathan Quick
Jiri Patera

Scratched - Ben Hutton
Injured - Mark Stone, Logan Thompson, Nicolas Roy, William Carrier, Adin Hill, Keegan Kolesar

Columbus Blue Jackets

Johnny Gaudreau—Boone Jenner—Patrik Laine
Kent Johnson—Jack Roslovic—Kirill Marchenko
Eric Robinson—Cole Sillinger—Emil Bemstrom
Liam Foudy—Lane Pederson—Mathieu Olivier

Nick Blankenburg—Erik Gudbranson
Tim Breni—Andrew Peeke
Gavin Bayreuther—Adam Boqvist

Michael Hutchinson
Daniil Tarasov

Injured — Elvis Merzlikins, Sean Kuraly, Jake Bean, Justin Danforth, Zach Werenski

Players to Watch

Vegas — William Karlsson — 5 points in his last 5. Has more goals this season than last, but it’s not his first year magic.

Columbus — Jack Roslovic — pointless on this road trip. Needs to get on the board.

Predicted Final Score

VGK - 5

CBJ - 2
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