Detroit Red Wings @ Columbus Blue Jackets: Gameday Updates, Lineups, Keys to the Game

Gameday Updates

Guessing Sweezy faces the Panthers tomorrow, but “game-time” decision means I don’t know yet and neither do any of the people who get to talk to the decision-makers.

Projected Lineups



Tyler Bertuzzi - Dylan Larkin - Lucas Raymond
Adam Erne - Andrew Copp - Dominik Kubalik
Oskar Sundqvist - Michael Rasmussen - David Perron
Jonatan Berggren - Joe Veleno - Pius Suter


Ben Chiarot - Moritz Seider
Olli Määttä - Filip Hronek
Jake Walman - Jordan Oesterle


Ville Husso
Alex Nedeljkovic

Columbus Blue Jackets


Johnny Gaudreau - Boone Jenner - Emil Bemstrom
Yegor Chinakhov - Cole Sillinger - Gustav Nyquist
Liam Foudy - Brendan Gaunce - Kent Johnson
Eric Robinson - Sean Kuraly - Mathieu Olivier


Vladislav Gavrikov - Marcus Bjork
Jake Christiansen - Erik Gudbranson
Gavin Bayreuther - Andrew Peeke


Joonas Korpisalo
Elvis Merzlikins

Keys to the Game

Move Feet!

The frustrating habit of playing olé with the stick has crept back in and it costs the Wings a lot of momentum in transition.  Keep feet moving in all three zones and make them chase us for a change.

All Sixty Minutes

The fun part of this road trip has been not knowing which of the three periods are going to be the goofy-ass one.  How about none of them.

That’s it.  You only get two keys to this one.