Breaking down who the Blue Jackets are bringing into the bubble

Teams made their rosters official over the weekend, deciding who will be coming with the team into the bubble in Toronto. While we’ve already covered the Leafs bubble roster, the other team that concerns us is our newly fierce rival, the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Here is the roster for #CBJ as they head into the bubble. pic.twitter.com/1yJVGJ48Hp
— Alison (@AlisonL) July 26, 2020

So, here’s how the depth chart lines up:

LW
C
RW
LD
RD
G

Nyquist
Dubois
Atkinson
Werenski
Jones
Merzlikins

Texier
Wennberg
Bjorkstrand
Gavrikov
Savard
Korpisalo

Foudy
Jenner
Foligno
Murray
Kukan
Kivlenieks

Robinson
Nash
Bemstrom
Harrington
Nutivaara

Matteau
Shore
Anderson*
Carlsson
Peeke

Gerbe

Stenlund

Clendening

*unavailable for series against Toronto
The Blue Jackets elected to go with 17 forwards, 11 defensemen, and three goalies, compared to the Leafs 16 forwards, 10 defensemen, and four goalies. All that means is that the Blue Jackets are looking for more depth player wise, while the Leafs decided it was better used for an extra goalie spot, as well as an extra spot for a staff member to bring into the bubble.
This left forwards Ryan MacInnis and Kole Sherwood, and goaltender Veini Vehvilainen as the cast offs. From …

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Author: Scott Maxwell / The Leafs Nation

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