Photo: flickr Writer: Jimmy Gold
On Friday in hockey action, it's the Columbus Blue Jackets versus the Detroit Red Wings. In their latest game, the Detroit Red Wings won 4-3 over the Winnipeg Jets. Tomas Tatar scored once for the Detroit Red Wings. Tomas Tatar has been an effective player with 4 goals and 7 assists this season. Anthony Mantha scored in the second period. It's been a good year so far for Anthony Mantha, he has 7 points. Thomas Vanek scored once for the Detroit Red Wings. Gustav Nyquist picked up an assist in the second period. The Detroit Red Wings have not played since Tuesday.
Petr Mrazek should start in net for this game. Petr Mrazek has been average during the season with a 8-5-3 record and 0.908 save percentage. He allowed 3 goals on 34 shots during his latest appearance. Over his last 2 games facing the Columbus Blue Jackets, he has gone 1-1-0.
We have Sergei Bobrovsky penciled in as the confirmed starter for the Columbus Blue Jackets. He has been fantastic this season with a 14-5-2 record and 2.03 GAA. He was great in his most recent game, posting a 0.944 save percentage. Over his last 7 games facing the Detroit Red Wings, he has gone 3-3-0.
The Detroit Red Wings need to work on their structure as they've had trouble moving the puck up the ice this season. The Detroit Red Wings are 6-6-2 when playing at home this season. The Columbus Blue Jackets have gone 6-2-3 on the road. The Detroit Red Wings have gone 5-3 when playing Eastern-Metropolitan opponents this season. The Columbus Blue Jackets have gone 3-0 when playing Eastern-Atlantic opponents this season. The Detroit Red Wings are 1-8 when playing a team with a winning record.
Goals should be at a premium in this tilt. Side with the under here.
Game Time: 7:35 PM ET
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