Columbus Blue Jackets Detroit Tickets
The Columbus Blue Jackets is an NHL team that plays in the Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference. The Blue Jackets were introduced as an expansion team in 2000 along with the Minnesota Wild. Since the Blue Jackets became a part of the league, they have played all their home games at the Nationwide Arena which is located in downtown Columbus. Even though the team has not been able to win a title so far, they have twice qualified for the playoffs and played in the conference quarterfinals. Get Columbus Blue Jackets Detroit tickets and watch the Blue Jackets square off against the Detroit Red Wings.
After their formation, the Columbus Blue Jackets had a mammoth task ahead of them, competing against well-established teams in the NHL. For the first three years the team featured in the bottom rung of their division, at the fifth spot. In 2005 they won thirty five games in the season to end up as the third best team in their division.
However it wasn’t until 2009 that the Blue Jackets were able to qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs. They were matched against the Detroit Red Wings, one of the strongest teams in the league. The Red Wings defeated the Blue Jackets in four straight games to end their first run in the playoffs. The two teams are sheculed to face off again this season, so get Columbus Blue Jackets Detroit tickets and find out if the Blue Jackets will be able to defeat the Red Wings.
Fans had to wait for the 2013 – 2014 season, before they saw their team in the playoffs again. This time the Blue Jackets faced the Pittsburgh Penguins. The team showed a much more resilient performance and won two games before crashing out of the playoffs.
The Blue Jackets traditionally fire a canon during home games whenever the team scores or wins a game. Even though this is not a home game, fans will be hoping the team breathes canon fire as they take on the Red Wings, since a victory will be vital for the campaign.