Columbus Blue Jackets D Zach Werenski to undergo MRI, status unknown


Columbus Blue Jackets defender Zach Werenski is expected to undergo an MRI on Saturday afternoon for the upper body injury he sustained in a loss in Game 4 to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday, according to TSN Hockey insider Darren Dreger.

His status for Sunday’s Game 5 do or die is still unknown, Dreger says.

The 23-year-old left in the third period with the injury.

Werenski scored 20 goals and added 21 assists in 63 games during the regular season and added just one assist in four qualifying games against the Leafs.

The winner of Game 5 will advance to the Stanley Cup Playoffs.


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