Red Wings vs. Columbus Blue Jackets: Date, Time, TV, Streaming, More

Columbus Blue Jackets (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)
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The Columbus Blue Jackets are hoping to end some of their recent frustrations tonight at home against the visiting Detroit Red Wings. Losing five straight games so far, the Blue Jackets are towards the bottom of the Central Division with hopes fading by the week that it might be another losing season.

Despite some rumors over the weekend, it appears head coach John Tortorella is safe for now when it comes to his job security. It’s no secret that when a team is playing as badly as the Blue Jackets, coaching changes can and will happen from the top down. Something has to change but it looks like the Blue Jackets will keep Tortorella in position at least for a bit longer.

The Blue Jackets are heading into tonight’s game with the exact same lineup from their unfortunate loss on Sunday to the Nashville Predators. Hopefully, this will work against another struggling team in the Red Wings so the Blue Jackets can finally end their losing streak. We’ll see if this helps the cause as Tortorella continues to stay set in his ways.


Tuesday, March 2, 2021


7:00 PM Eastern Time


Nationwide Arena

TV Broadcast



Blue Jackets Radio



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Detroit Red Wings Projected Lineup (

Bobby Ryan / Valtteri Filppula / Anthony Mantha

Filip Zadina / Vladislav Namestnikov / Sam Gagner

Mathias Brome / Frans Nielsen / Evgeny Svechnikov

Darren Helm / Luke Glendening / Adam Erne

Danny DeKeyser / Filip Hronek

Marc Staal / Jon Merrill

Christian Djoos / Alex Biega

Jonathan Bernier

Thomas Greiss


Michael Rasmussen


Tyler Bertuzzi (upper body), Troy Stecher (lower body), Robby Fabbri (upper body), Dylan Larkin (upper body)

COVID-19 Protocol

Patrik Nemeth

Columbus Blue Jackets Projected Lineup (

Patrik Laine / Jack Roslovic / Cam Atkinson

Emil Bemstrom / Riley Nash / Oliver Bjorkstrand

Max Domi / Alexandre Texier / Kevin Stenlund

Eric Robinson / Boone Jenner / Nick Foligno

Zach Werenski / Seth Jones

Gabriel Carlsson / David Savard

Vladislav Gavrikov / Michael Del Zotto

Joonas Korpisalo

Veini Vehvilainen


Scott Harrington, Dean Kukan, Mikhail Grigorenko


Elvis Merzlikins (upper body)

COVID-19 Protocol