The Jackets open their home season with a duel against the Eastern Conference champions, the New York Rangers. Henrik Lundqvist vs. Sergei Bobrovsky should make for a great battle of net-minders.
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Blue Jackets at Kings, Oct. 26, 4 p.m.
Two weeks after facing the defending Eastern Conference champions, the Jackets do battle with the Cup-winning Kings in Los Angeles. Columbus should get to see former Jacket Marian Gaborik, who was traded at the deadline.
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Blue Jackets at Flyers, Nov. 14, 7 p.m.
Monday's swap of left wingers adds some more luster to this Metro matchup as new Blue Jacket Scott Hartnell returns to Philadelphia, where he had spent the past seven seasons.
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Penguins at Blue Jackets, Dec. 13, 7 p.m.
A first chance for playoff revenge doesn't come for the Jackets until mid-December when they get Sidney Crosby and the Penguins at home. Pittsburgh ended Columbus' season in the first round of the playoffs with a six-game series win.
Wild at Blue Jackets, Dec. 31, 7 p.m.
Ring in the new year with Blue Jackets hockey in Columbus (and a matchup of two 2013-14 playoff teams).
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Blue Jackets at Penguins, Feb. 19, 7 p.m.
The Blue Jackets make their first trip of the season to the hostile territory of Pittsburgh.
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Blue Jackets at Islanders, Apr. 11, 7 p.m.
Who knows what could be at stake this time around as Columbus closes its season on Long Island against John Tavares and the Islanders.