The Panthers signed Sergei Bobrovsky to a seven-year, $70 million ($10.0M AAV) contract.
Bobrovsky will start Game 6 vs. the Bruins.
Bobrovsky allowed four goals on 36 shots in the Blue Jackets 4-3 loss in Boston in Game 5. Bobrovsky has now given up four goals in back-to-back games and the Blue Jackets are on the ropes. Bobrovsky has gone 3-1 while allowing just nine goals on 147 shots (.939 SV%) in his four starts at Nationwide Arena in the postseason.
Bobrovsky will start Game 4 vs. the Bruins.
Bobrovsky allowed one goal on 37 shots in the Blue Jackets 2-1 win in Game 3. Bobrovsky has played very well all postseason, but particularly vs. the Bruins, where he has stopped 99 of the 105 shots (.943 SV%) that he has faced. Bobrovsky will look to stay unbeaten in Columbus in Game 4—he is 3-0 while allowing just five goals on 101 shots (.951 SV%) in the first three postseason games at Nationwide Arena.
Source: Dan Rosen 05/2/19, 4:15 pm EST
Bobrovsky will start Game 2 in Boston.
Bobrovsky will start Game 1 in Boston.
Bobrovsky will start Game 4 vs. the Lightning.
Bobrovsky stopped 30 of 31 shots in the Blue Jackets 3-1 win over the Lightning in Game 3. Bobrovsky has been excellent for the Blue Jackets, pushing them to a 3-0 series lead after a disappointing first period in Game 1—since then, Bobrovsky has stopped 69 of the 71 shots (.972 SV%) he has faced. Bobrovsky has put past playoff disappointments behind him and has the Blue Jackets in a spot to sweep the Lightning tonight.
Source: Dan Rosen 04/16/19, 12:19 pm EST
Bobrovsky will start Game 3 vs. the Lightning.
Bobrovsky allowed one goal on 24 shots in the Blue Jackets 5-1 victory in Tampa Bay in Game 2. Bobrovsky has a history of playing poorly in the playoffs, but so far he has stopped 49 of the 53 shots (.925 SV%) that he has faced to give the Blue Jackets a 2-0 lead. Now they return to Columbus, where Bobrovsky was 18-13-1 with a 2.73 GAA and .907 SV% in 32 appearances this season.
Source: Dan Rosen 04/14/19, 6:31 pm EST
Bobrovsky will start Game 2 in Tampa Bay.
Source: Dan Rosen 04/12/19, 2:06 pm EST
Bobrovsky will start Game 1 in Tampa Bay.
Bobrovsky didn’t have his best season but finished the season extremely hot, going 6-1-0 with a 1.50 GAA, .947 SV% and three shutouts in his last seven starts of the year. Despite the hot finish, Bobrovsky is 5-12 with a 3.37 GAA and .898 SV% in 17 playoff games with the Blue Jackets. He will have a difficult time improving those playoff numbers against a Lightning team that won 62 games this season and outscored the Blue Jackets 17-to-3 in their three meetings this season.
Source: Dan Rosen 04/10/19, 3:54 pm EST
Bobrovsky led the Blue Jackets onto the ice for warmups.
Bobrovsky will start against the Rangers on Friday.
Bobrovsky will start Tuesday vs. the Bruins.
Bobrovsky stopped all 38 shots that he faced in the Blue Jackets shutout win in Buffalo on Sunday. The suddenly red-hot Bobrovsky has won five in a row with a 0.80 GAA, .971 SV% and three shutouts and has the Blue Jackets sitting in the first Wild Card spot in the Eastern Conference.