Blue Jackets host the Red Wings after overtime victory
Columbus, Ohio; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Columbus hosts the Detroit Red Wings after the Blue Jackets knocked off Florida 1-0 in overtime.
The Blue Jackets are 21-7-6 against Eastern Conference opponents. Columbus averages just 3.1 penalties per game, the least in the NHL. Nick Foligno leads them averaging 0.3.
The Red Wings are 6-11-0 against opponents from the Atlantic Division. Detroit is last in the league averaging 5.7 points per game. Robby Fabbri leads them with 27 total points.
Columbus beat Detroit 5-3 in the last meeting between these teams on Dec. 17.
LAST 10 GAMES: Red Wings: 1-8-1, averaging 1.5 goals, 2.7 assists, 3.4 penalties and 8.3 penalty minutes while allowing 3.7 goals per game with a .890 save percentage.
Blue Jackets: 8-1-1, averaging 2.7 goals, 3.6 assists, 2.4 penalties and 6.1 penalty minutes while giving up 1.4 goals per game with a .956 save percentage.
Red Wings: Filip Zadina: out (lower body).