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When, where: Tonight, 7, at Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio.
TV, radio: NESN, WBZ (1030 AM).
Goals: Rick Nash 31, R.J. Umberger 23, Kristian Huselius 18.
Assists: Nash 33, Huselius 28, Jakub Voracek 23.
Goaltending: Steve Mason (26-16-3, 2.24 GAA), Daniel LaCosta (2-0-0, 1.54).
Head to head: This is the only meeting between the teams this season. The Bruins beat the Blue Jackets, 2-0, in their last meeting, Dec. 15, 2007.
Miscellany: Columbus is in sixth place in the Western Conference and could earn the first playoff berth in franchise history . . . Blue Jackets enforcer Jared Boll leads the NHL with 20 fighting majors . . . On Saturday, the Blue Jackets beat the Red Wings, 8-2. It was a banner day as the team set franchise records for goals in a game and margin of victory.