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New York Islanders vs. Columbus Blue Jackets: Bonus Jiggs time [Game #54]

Some temporary changes in the MSG booth.

New York Islanders v Columbus Blue Jackets Photo by Ben Jackson/NHLI via Getty Images

The New York Islanders host the Columbus Blue Jackets in a battle of the Metro’s also-rans.

Reason to Watch: The MSG crew will have a temporary shakeup, as Newsday reports:

Scratches:

Brendan Burke (#travelproblems)

Butch Goring (shoulder maintenance)

Shannon Hogan (non-COVID illness...always blame the child, those petri dishes)

Replacements:

Jiggs McDonald (#legend)

AJ Mleczko (jack of all trades)

On the Ice

Zdeno Chara and Mathew Barzal remain out. But Otto Koivula may be back in for Kieffer Bellows:

And here’s some Columbus info: