NBCSN’s coverage of the 2020-21 NHL season continues with Sunday’s matchup between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Detroit Red Wings. Blue Jackets-Red Wings stream coverage begins at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN. You can watch the game online and on the NBC Sports app by clicking here.
Columbus and Detroit meet on Sunday for the second game of a back-to-back. The Red Wings defeated the Blue Jackets 3-1 on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak, while Columbus has now dropped three straight of their own.
Adam Erne and Robby Fabbri scored 29 seconds apart to give the Red Wings a 2-0 lead in the first 10 minutes of the game, before Nick Foligno cut the lead in half midway through the second period. Anthony Mantha scored the only goal of the third period to help give the Wings a 3-1 win and snap a three-game losing streak.
Blue Jackets forward Patrik Laine was held without a point on Saturday and has now gone seven straight games without a goal. The 22-year-old has 7sevengoals in 25 games with Columbus this season and has struggled as of late.
The Red Wings have one of the worst power play units in the NHL this season, running at 11.7% (12-for-103). Detroit went 0-for3 on the man-advantage on Saturday and have now gone 1-for-13 on the power play over their last five games.
WHAT: Columbus Blue Jackets at Detroit Red Wings
WHERE: Little Caesars Arena
WHEN: Sunday, March 28, 3 p.m. ET
TV: NBCSN (^Blacked out in local markets: Detroit)
ON THE CALL: John Forslund, Anson Carter
LIVE STREAM: You can watch the Blue Jackets-Red Wings stream on NBC Sports’ live stream page and the NBC Sports app.
Starting goalie: Elvis Merzlikins
Starting goalie: Thomas Greiss