Preview: Red Wings seek to start a new win streak at St. Louis

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The Detroit Red Wings will attempt to start a new win streak when they visit the St. Louis Blues tonight.  The Red Wings defeated St. Louis 4-2 in their only meeting so far this season.

The Blues are 5-3-2 in their last 10 games after defeating Florida 4-3 in OT on Tuesday night.

Game time tonight is 8:00 PM ET at Enterprise Arena in St. Louis , MO.

Red Wings Notes

  • Detroit are currently 4th in the Atlantic Division with a 13-10-3 record
  • The Red Wings special teams are currently ranked 28th in the NHL, PP 15.9%, PK 74.7%
  • Lucas Raymond continues to lead the Red Wings in scoring with 22 points in 26 games
  • Dylan Larkin and Raymond lead Detroit with 10 goals
  • Moritz Seider leads all Red Wings defensemen in scoring with 18 points in 26 games
  • Seider also leads Detroit with 15 assists
  • Tyler Bertuzzi and Marc Staal remain in COVID-19 Protocol
  • Alex Nedeljkovic is expected to start and has an 8-4-3 record, 2.69 GAA, and .918 SV% in 17 games

Detroit Projected Lineup


Robby Fabbri – Dylan Larkin – Lucas Raymond

Joe Veleno – Pius Suter – Filip Zadina

Givani Smith – Carter Rowney – Sam Gagner

Vladislav Namestnikov – Michael Rasmussen – Adam Erne


Nick Leddy – Filip Hronek

Danny DeKeyser – Moritz Seider

Dan Renouf – Jordan Oesterle


Alex Nedeljkovic (starter)

Thomas Greiss

Not in lineup

Luke Witkowski (healthy), Kyle Criscuolo (healthy), Tyler Bertuzzi (COVID-19), Marc Staal (COVID-19), Gustav Lindstrom (lower body)

Blues Notes

  • St. Louis are currently 3rd in the Central Division with a 13-8-4 record
  • The Blues special teams are currently ranked 3rd in the NHL, PP 29.6%, PK 81.9%
  • Jordan Kyrou leads St. Louis with 23 points in 24 games
  • Brandon Saad leads the Blues with 10 goals in 20 games
  • Robert Thomas leads St. Louis with 20 assists
  • Defensemen Justin Faulk leads the Blues with a +9 rating
  • Third string goaltender Charlie Lindgren is expected to get the start.  In 25 games over six NHL seasons, Lindgren has a record of 11-12-2, 2.99 GAA, and .907 SV%
  • In order to stay under the salary cap, St. Louis played one player short on Tuesday night against Florida.  According to, the Blues will play one player short again tonight
  • Forward Nathan Walker has been recalled from Springfield under emergency conditions and will play tonight

St. Louis Projected Lineup


Brandon Saad – Ryan O’Reilly – Jordan Kyrou

Pavel Buchnevich – Ivan Barbashev – Vladimir Tarasenko

Logan Brown – Brayden Schenn – Oskar Sundqvist

Dakota Joshua – Nathan Walker


Niko Mikkola – Colton Parayko

Torey Krug – Scott Perunovich

Marco Scandella – Robert Bortuzzo


Charlie Lindgren (starting)

Not in lineup

Robert Thomas (lower body), Tyler Bozak (COVID-19), David Perron (upper body), Justin Faulk (COVID-19), Jordan Binnington (COVID-19), Ville Husso (lower body), Jake Walman (upper body)

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