Columbus (11-12-3) at Anaheim (14-10-3), 8:00 pm EST
ANAHEIM, California (Ticker) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets hope
their third stop in California goes better than the first two.
The Blue Jackets will try to avoid a third straight loss when
they complete a three-game road trip against the Anaheim Ducks
Columbus was handed a 3-0 loss to the Los Angeles Kings on
Saturday after falling to the San Jose Sharks, 3-2, on Thursday.
Rick Nash continues to be the offensive force for the Blue
Jackets, who drafted the three-time All-Star first overall in
2002. He leads the club with 13 goals and 24 points.
The Ducks are also trying to avoid a third consecutive defeat
after losing to the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks on
the road. Anaheim allowed three goals in the final six minutes
of Wednesday's 4-2 setback to the Blackhawks.
Before the back-to-back losses, the Ducks had won four straight
Anaheim, which is 7-6-2 at home, will play four of its next five
games at "The Pond."