The Red Wings have lost seven of 10 and are clinging to third place in the Atlantic Division.
Red Wings center Darren Helm had quite the story to tell when he returned to the team after the birth of his second child with his girlfriend.
The Detroit Red Wings will host their third annual ‘Wings for Wishes’ night to benefit Make-A-Wish® Michigan on Thursday, March 26 when the team takes on the San Jose Sharks at 7:30 p.m.
Red Wings fans will be able to purchase tickets for each of the team’s first two potential opening-round home games against a to-be-determined opponent, most likely the Tampa Bay Lightning or Montreal Canadiens.
“That’s East Lansing vs. Helsinki. That’s a pretty good job by Drew Miller against a very big guy in Lindbohm.” said analyst Eddie Olczyk.
The Red Wings’ Erik Cole tied the game at 1-1 just 24 seconds into the third period.
Tomas Tatar scored for the Red Wings, who have lost 6 of 8. Detroit is 9-11-6 in Atlantic Division games.
Erik Cole had the lone goal for Detroit, and Petr Mrazek stopped 29 shots.
“Just go the full five minutes 3-on-3,” Zetterberg said, “and if you do that, there’s a good chance it will be ending before shootouts.”
Babcock said Datsyuk will not make the trip to Florida, where the Red Wings will play two games in the next two days.