Pens vs Blue Jackets

Pens vs Blue Jackets Live/ Penguins Vs Blue Jackets Live / Pittsburgh Penguins vs Columbus Blue Jackets The Stanley Cup playoffs have arrived and the first round features a bevy of exciting matchups. One of those pits the Columbus Blue Jackets against the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins.

The two clubs were among the top teams in the loaded Metropolitan Division, with Pittsburgh (111 points) claiming second place ahead of Columbus (108 points) by just a three-point margin. The Penguins and Blue Jackets split their regular-season series, as each team posted two victories. Pittsburgh will have the luxury of owning home ice in the series, but it will have to do battle without veteran blueliner Kris Letang, who will miss the entirety of the postseason due to surgery for a herniated disk. Still, Pens-Jackets should be one of the most highly contested first-round series, starting Wednesday night at PPG Paints Arena. Here’s how you can watch Penguins vs. Blue Jackets online
The last time the Penguins and Blue Jackets played in the postseason back in 2014, Columbus was just happy to be in the dance for the second time in franchise history. Now? The Blue Jackets have something to prove as they’ve been one of the NHL’s best teams all season.

Standing in their way, however, is the reigning Stanley Cup champions. It’s a shame someone has to go home here.
What we learned in the season series

Over the four games played between the Penguins and Blue Jackets in the regular season, two went to overtime and two were decided in regulation. Both sides took home wins in regulation and overtime, so it’s been a pretty even series all year. The Penguins did put past four straight goals on Sergei Bobrovsky in their last meeting, so keep that in mind as the potential Vezina winner takes the net on Wednesday.

3rd in Metropolitan Division Blue Jackets (50-24-8) will take on defending Stanley Cup Champion 2nd in Metropolitan Division Pittsburgh Penguins (50-21-11) in the NHL Eastern Conference Quarterfinals round-1, series-game-1 tonight.

The game kicks off at 7:30 PM EST in PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Penguins Vs. Blue Jackets Live Stream: Watch NHL Playoffs Game 1 Online
by NESN Staff on Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 5:14PM

The Stanley Cup playoffs have arrived and the first round features a bevy of exciting matchups.

One of those pits the Columbus Blue Jackets against the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins. The two clubs were among the top teams in the loaded Metropolitan Division, with Pittsburgh (111 points) claiming second place ahead of Columbus (108 points) by just a three-point margin.

The Penguins and Blue Jackets split their regular-season series, as each team posted two victories. Pittsburgh will have the luxury of owning home ice in the series, but it will have to do battle without veteran blueliner Kris Letang, who will miss the entirety of the postseason due to surgery for a herniated disk.

Still, Pens-Jackets should be one of the most highly contested first-round series, starting Wednesday night at PPG Paints Arena.

Here’s how you can watch Penguins vs. Blue Jackets online.

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