Pregame: Blue Jackets @ Red Wings – 2/21

The Red Wings look to snap their four-game losing streak tonight as they host a Columbus Blue Jackets team that has lost three straight.

Detroit will have goalie Jimmy Howard back in net to start. He left Tuesday’s game in Nashville with blurred vision, but tests at the DMC yesterday cleared him for play.

The Wings will also have forward Jan Mursak back in the lineup. Mursak, who hasn’t played since suffering a shoulder injury during the season opener in St. Louis, will swap in for Patrick Eaves Additionally, Kent Huskins will swap back in for Jakub Kindl.

Random stat of the day: Detroit is 14-13-8 all-time on February 21. They’re currently riding a two-game losing streak on the date.

Game time is 7:30 with TV by FSD.

Author: Clark Rasmussen

Clark founded the site that would become DetroitHockey.Net in September of 1996 with no idea what it would lead to. He continues to write for the site and executes the site's design and development.

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