Detroit Red Wings
Kronwall’s long slap shot late in the second period flew past the net and ricocheted straight back off the boards. The puck hit the back of Schneider’s left leg and rolled into the net to give the Red Wings a 4-1 lead.
Datsyuk, who has five goals and five assists in eight games this season, suffered the injury in a team skate earlier Friday.
Tomas Tatar tied up the score with the New York Rangers on Wednesday night with just under 10 seconds remaining in the game.
The New York Rangers are still having trouble closing out games. They took solace, however, in shaking off a late tying goal and getting a win in overtime.
“That’s when I realized that I was dealing with a madman.”
The president and CEO of Ilitch Holdings is the featured speaker at a Wayne State University lecture about “Investing in Detroit.”
Gordie Howe’s family says the hockey Hall of Famer who had a stroke last month has been “recovering at a remarkable rate” over the past week.
Nyquist had a pair of power-play goals, and Datsyuk and Tomas Tatar also scored in a four-goal first period to help the Red Wings win their third straight at Joe Louis Arena.
The Detroit Red Wings have recalled center Stephen Weiss from his conditioning loan with Grand Rapids of the AHL.
The Red Wings are playing very well defensively and their goaltending has been solid.