Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Columbus Blue Jackets - 11/1/13
Columbus Blue Jackets (5-6-0) at Pittsburgh Penguins (9-4-0)
NHL Hockey: Friday, November 1, 2013 at 7:00 pm (Consol Energy Centre)
The Line: Pittsburgh Penguins -191 / Columbus Blue Jackets +173 --- Over/Under: 5.5 See the Latest Odds
If the Columbus Blue Jackets are going to take that next step they have to find ways to beat teams like the Pittsburgh Penguins. It's important or the club's psyche to know that they're not only able to play with a team like Pittsburgh but also defeat them. They've got a nice blend of young players, players in their prime, veterans, and a strong goaltender. Now it's time to put it all together and become consistent night in and night out. It hasn't been the start to the year that they've wanted and they saw last season that it's always important to turn things around as quick as they can. Pittsburgh has gotten off to a good start and Sidney Crosby just continues to show he's the best player in the world today. This is a hockey club that just plays extremely well on home ice no matter who the opponent is and they can really make a team like Columbus look a lot worse than they are in these situatins. Still, this is a big line here and the Jackets should be poised to at least give the Penguins a little bit of a fight.
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