Columbus, Ohio; Sunday, 6 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Panthers -212, Blue Jackets +176; over/under is 6.5
BOTTOM LINE: The Columbus Blue Jackets and the Florida Panthers hit the ice in Eastern Conference action.
Columbus is 5-6-0 at home and 5-9-1 overall. The Blue Jackets have given up 65 goals while scoring 43 for a -22 scoring differential.
Florida has a 4-5-0 record in road games and a 9-6-1 record overall. The Panthers have gone 9-4-1 when scoring at least three goals.
The teams square off Sunday for the sixth time this season. The Blue Jackets won 6-3 in the previous matchup.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Jackets: 3-6-1, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.7 assists, 3.5 penalties and 8.1 penalty minutes while giving up 4.6 goals per game.
Panthers: 5-4-1, averaging 3.6 goals, 6.4 assists, 4.9 penalties and 11.2 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game.
INJURIES: Blue Jackets: Jack Roslovic: day to day (illlness), Jakub Voracek: out (upper body), Zach Werenski: out (shoulder/labrum), Elvis Merzlikins: out (lower-body), Jake Bean: out (shoulder), Nick Blankenburg: out (ankle), Justin Danforth: out (shoulder), Patrik Laine: out (ankle), Adam Boqvist: out (foot).
Panthers: Anthony Duclair: out (achilles), Aleksander Barkov: day to day (undisclosed).
The Associated Press