TAMPA, FL - APRIL 18: Alex Killorn #17 of the Tampa Bay Lightning shoots on Petr Mrazek #34 of the Detroit Red Wings as Steven Stamkos #91 looks on in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena on April 18, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Lightning Rebound To Even Series Against Red Wings With 5-1 Win

Despite the loss, the Red Wings return home for Game 3 on Tuesday night feeling fortunate the series is tied.

97.1 The Ticket–04/18/2015

Petr Mrazek #34 of the Detroit Red Wings makes a save on J.T. Brown #23 of the Tampa Bay Lightning as he's defended by Marek Zidlicky #28 in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena on April 16, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Mrazek Passes Big Test, Red Wings Beat Lightning In Game 1

Petr Mrazek had 44 saves in his NFL playoff debut to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2.

97.1 The Ticket–04/16/2015

UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 29:  Head coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings gives his players direction in the closing minutes of their game against the New York Islanders  at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 29, 2015 in Uniondale, New York.  The Islanders defeated the Red Wings 5-4.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Top Five Red Wings Quotes Of The Week

“I mean I just watched the guys play, and I just thought that Mrazek would give us the best way to start the series.”

97.1 The Ticket–04/16/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 02: Drew Miller #20 of the Detroit Red Wings adjusts looks on during a second period face off after taking around 60 stitches from a skate cut on his face last game while playing the Boston Bruins at Joe Louis Arena on April 2, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. Boston won the game 3-2. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Red Wings Players Donated $312,590 To Support Charitable Programs in 2014-15

Seven players made donations based on personal statistics achieved over the course of the season, generating a total donation of $24,975 to seven Metro Detroit-based nonprofits.

97.1 The Ticket–04/16/2015

MONTREAL, QC - MARCH 10: Tomas Plekanec #14 and P.K. Subban #76 of the Montreal Canadiens battle for the puck against Ryan Callahan #24 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on March 10, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Tampa Bay Lightning Continue To Take Jabs At The Red Wings [VIDEO]

I’m pretty sure that’s a cheep shot from the Lightning’s Ryan Callahan on the Red Wings’ Darren Helm.

97.1 The Ticket–04/16/2015

TORONTO, ON - JANUARY 7: Executive director Steve Yzerman announces the Roster of the Canadian Men's Olympic Hockey team at the Mastercard Centre ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics January 7, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)

Lightning GM Yzerman Excited To Face Old Team In Playoffs

Steve Yzerman concedes it feels odd to be facing the Detroit Red Wings in the opening round of the playoffs.

97.1 The Ticket–04/16/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 02: Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings tries to control the puck in front of David Krejci #46 of the Boston Bruins during the second period at Joe Louis Arena on April 2, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Babcock On Red Wings Being Labeled Underdogs: ‘I’m Not Too Worried About That’

“It’s not going to be easy,” Detroit forward Darren Helm said of the upcoming series against Tampa Bay, “but that’s the fun part of it.”

CBS Detroit–04/15/2015

TAMPA, FL - DECEMBER 12:  Matt Carle #25 of the Tampa Bay Lightning protects the puck from Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings in front of goalie Ben Bishop #30 at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on December 12, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Tampa Bay Lightning Takes Shot At Detroit Via Twitter

If Tampa is so great why are they blocking non-Florida residents from coming to their games? Are they scared?

97.1 The Ticket–04/15/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 02: Luke Glendening #41 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates his second period goal in front of Tuukka Rask #40 of the Boston Bruins at Joe Louis Arena on April 2, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Red Wings Began Playoffs Amid Uncertainty Over Future

Mike Babcock is in the final year of his contract, Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk aren’t getting any younger — and Detroit has not advanced past the second round of the playoffs since 2009.

04/15/2015

Caption:BOSTON, MA - APRIL 20: Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings looks on from his net after giving up a goal to Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins in the third period during the game at TD Garden on April 20, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Jimmy Howard Disappointed About Not Getting Start In Thursday’s Playoff Game

Howard would not speculate what Babcock’s decision to go with Mrazek for the first game of the playoffs means for his future in Detroit.

CBS Detroit–04/14/2015