Thursday, November 30, 2023
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NHL Preview: Detroit Red Wings (1-1-0) at Columbus Blue Jackets (1-1-0)

TONIGHT: 110th all-time meeting, 57th at Columbus … First of three games this season, only game at Columbus

ALL-TIME vs. CBJ: 62-31-1-15 / AWAY: 29-19-1-7 / LAST 10: 5-2-3 / IN 2022-23: 2-1-0 / THIS SEASON: 0-0-0

DET top scorers vs. CBJ: David Perron (18-30-48 in 48 GP), Dylan Larkin (6-18-24 in 25 GP), Alex DeBrincat (9-10-19 in 17 GP), Shayne Gostisbehere (4-10-14 in 21 GP), Lucas Raymond (4-5-9 in 6 GP), Andrew Copp (3-6-9 in 13 GP), Austin Czarnik (4-3-7 in 6 GP), Christian Fischer (4-3-7 in 9 GP), Moritz Seider (0-3-3 in 6 GP)

CBJ top scorers vs. DET: Boone Jenner (11-13-24 in 30 GP), Johnny Gaudreau (5-17-22 in 16 GP), Patrik Laine (9-8-17 in 18 GP), Jack Roslovic (6-5-11 in 16 GP), Alexandre Texier (4-2-6 in 10 GP), Adam Boqvist (2-4-6 in 10 GP), Kent Johnson (1-1-2 in 3 GP), Justin Danforth (1-0-1 in 2 GP)

Detroit Red Wings Notes:

Oct. 14 vs. Tampa Bay – 6-4 W
Detroit captured a 6-4 win over Tampa Bay before a sold-out crowd of 19,515 at Little Caesars Arena … The Red Wings are 54-32-9-2 all-time in home openers, and 4-1-2 inside Little Caesars Arena … Alex DeBrincat finished with two goals and an assist for his first multi-point game in a Detroit uniform … DeBrincat recorded 15 multi-point games and four three-point performances with Ottawa in 2022-23 … DeBrincat (3-1-4 in 2 GP) became the third player with three goals through his first two games with the Red Wings, joining Bobby Ryan in 2020-21 (3-0-3 in 2 GP) and Harry Watson in 1942-43 (3-1-4 in 2 GP) … DeBrincat has compiled 21 points (12-9-21) in 20 career head-to-head meetings against Tampa Bay … Daniel Sprong opened the scoring for the second consecutive game, lighting the lamp 5:11 into the first period … Sprong and DeBrincat became the sixth and seventh player in the NHL’s expansion era (since 1967-68) with at least one goal in each of his first two games with Detroit, joining Mikael Samuelsson (4 GP in 2005-06), Bobby Ryan (3 GP in 2020-21), Danny Grant (3 GP in 1974-75), Martin Frk (2 GP in 2017-18) and Eddie Johnstone (2 GP in 1983-84) … J.T. Compher logged a goal and an assist for his first multi-point game in a Red Wings jersey … Compher had 14 multi-point games with Colorado during the 2022-23 season … Moritz Seider tallied an empty-net goal and an assist for his first multi-point game of the season … Seider has 18 career multi-point games … Lucas Raymond gave Detroit a 3-2 lead with his first goal of the season … The game marked the two-year anniversary of Seider (two assists) and Raymond (one assist) making their NHL debut against Tampa Bay … Dylan Larkin picked up an assist on DeBrincat’s second goal … Larkin has two assists in two games to begin the 2023-24 campaign … Larkin has tallied 24 points (10-14-24) in 23 games since signing his eight-year contract extension on March 1 … Larkin’s assist was the 260th of his NHL career, tying Gerard Gallant for 18th place on Detroit’s all-time list … Shayne Gostisbehere collected an assist on DeBrincat’s first goal, giving him two assists in as many games to open the 2023-24 season … Andrew Copp picked up an assist on Compher’s goal … Copp, Compher, Larkin and Tampa Bay forward Tyler Motte were teammates at the University of Michigan in 2014-15 … Christian Fischer skated in his 400th career NHL game … The Red Wings went 6-0-1 when scoring six-or-more goals in 2022-23 … Detroit was 22-1-2 when leading after two periods in 2022-23, and a perfect 10-0-0 when doing so on home ice … The Red Wings outshot the Lightning by a 42-25 count … Detroit racked up 40-or-more shots 10 times in 2022-23.

Columbus Blue Jackets Notes:

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