February 24, 2012; Columbus, OH, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Nikita Nikitin (6) sends the puck past Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene (9) at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Greg Bartram-US PRESSWIRE
This is a very simple game tonight, with no scoreboard watching required. The Avalanche are in 9th place. If they win, they move up to 8th. If they lose, they move down to 10th. So, uh, don't lose please?