Series (Game 6 of 6)

Columbus leads 4-2

Game 1: Thursday, October 16th
Blue Jackets2
Game 2: Friday, December 26th
Blue Jackets4Final
Game 3: Thursday, January 22nd
Blue Jackets0Final
Game 4: Saturday, January 24th
Blue Jackets4
Game 5: Wednesday, February 25th
Blue Jackets3
Game 6: Friday, February 27th
Blue Jackets4Final

Blue Jackets 4

(18-34-4, 48 pts)

Blackhawks 3

(18-33-5, 48 pts)

8:30 PM ET, February 27, 2004

United Center, Chicago, Illinois

1 2 3 T
CBJ 0 2 24
CHI 1 2 03

L. Richardson (Blue Jackets - D): Goals: 1, Assists: 0

K. Calder (Blackhawks - LW): Goals: 1, Assists: 1

T. Jackman (Blue Jackets - RW): Goals: 1, Assists: 1

Columbus (17-34-8-4) at Chicago (18-32-7-5) 8:30 pm EST

CHICAGO (Ticker) -- The Chicago Blackhawks look to complete a home-and-home sweep of the Columbus Blue Jackets when the bottom two teams in the Western Conference meet at the United Center on FRiday night.

On Wednesday, rookie Tuomo Ruutu scored a pair of goals and set up Kyle Calder's winner to lift the Blackhawks to a 4-3 victory at Columbus. Ruutu has a goal and three assists in his last three contests.

Craig Anderson made 39 saves for his sixth win in 20 decisions and second against Columbus. The 22-year-old rookie earned his first NHL victory and shutout January 22 vs. the Blue Jackets.

Columbus had won three of the first four meetings with Chicago before Wednesday.

Rick Nash had a career-high three assists for the Blue Jackets. Nash is tied with Atlanta's Ilya Kovalchuk for the NHL lead with 33 goals.

The Blue Jackets have lost six in a row away from Columbus have the league's worst road record (3-21-4-2).