At the beginning of the episode, stellar forward Pavel Datsyuk was on the tail end of recovering from a concussion.
Petr Mrazek stopped 24 shots for Detroit, which lost its fifth in a row.
The Lightning will try to avoid their longest road losing streak in five years by capitalizing on another meeting with the slumping Red Wings on Sunday.
NHL scoring leader Sidney Crosby also scored two goals to help the Penguins win.
Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard isn’t having the season he expected.
Martin St. Louis scored in the sixth round of the shootout, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Thursday night.
The Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard was injured a knee in practice Wednesday.
They were allegedly unable to remove the protective paper that was on the glass.
I have to admit that I’m shocked! I didn’t think there was even a small chance that Steve Yzerman would take part in the New Year’s Eve Alumni game but I was wrong.
Tomas Tatar scored for Detroit in the shootout but Tim Thomas stopped shots by Daniel Alfredsson and Gustav Nyquist.