Columbus and New York square off in division action
New York; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Columbus Blue Jackets will travel to play division foe New York.
The Rangers are 18-14-8 on their home ice. New York is last in the Eastern Conference shooting 29.2 shots per game.
The Blue Jackets are 23-14-2 in road games. Columbus has given up 30 power-play goals, killing 85 percent of opponent chances. In their last meeting on Jan. 13, Columbus won 7-5. Ryan Murray recorded a team-high two assists for the Blue Jackets in the victory.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Jackets: 6-3-1, averaging 3.3 goals, 4.9 assists, 1.8 penalties and 3.9 penalty minutes while giving up 1.9 goals per game with a .936 save percentage.
Rangers: 3-7-0, averaging 2.2 goals, 3.8 assists, 4.5 penalties and 11.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game with a .912 save percentage.
Blue Jackets Injuries: None listed.