Gustav Nyquist also scored in the tiebreaker for Detroit.
The Detroit Red Wings today recalled right wing Teemu Pulkkinen from the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins and assigned goaltender Petr Mrazek to the Griffins.
There were plenty of blocked shots and precious few scoring chances.
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Howard, who missed 11 games with a partially torn groin muscle, made 34 saves for Detroit in his first start since Jan. 6.
“I think everybody’s starting to watch the standings every day, to be honest with you,” Kronwall said.
Mrazek will stick around for at least one more game, backing up Howard in Saturday’s game against the Winnipeg Jets.
Friday February 13, 2015 is the first of three Friday the 13’s in 2015.
“Even it was only four shots, it’s still four shots I haven’t had in a month,” Howard said.
“It would be a great honor,” Fedorov said, “but if not, it’s still awesome to be part of it.”