Detroit Red Wings
Oliver, who died on Sunday, played for the Detroit Red Wings, Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs and North Stars in a career that started in 1957 and ended in 1975.
Toronto topped Detroit for the first time in three games this season, and the Maple Leafs have won back-to-back contests after a three-game skid in which they were outscored 17-5.
Ouellet played four games with the Red Wings last season and appeared briefly in Detroit’s first-round playoff series against Boston.
With the recent news of Gordie Howe in declining health, ESPN’s Keith Olbermann paid a touching tribute to Mr. Hockey.
Gordie Howe’s family says the hockey Hall of Famer “has taken a turn for the worse” after suffering another stroke recently.
The younger Howe says chronic back pain, advanced stages of dementia and high blood pressure are taking a toll on his bedridden father.
Luke Glendening put Detroit on the board six minutes in when he backhanded a rebound of Drew Miller’s shot past Corey Crawford, who finished with 32 saves.
Red Wings top defensive prospect Ryan Sproul really made a name for himself on the national level.
An inquisitive blond kindergarten student with glasses and a big smile, Zack danced at the wedding of Jessicah and stepfather Cliff just a year ago. Now Zack dances in his wheelchair, enthusiastically demonstrating moves like the shopping cart, the lasso and the Q-tip.
The Detroit Red Wings have recalled goaltender Tom McCollum from the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL and assigned goalie Petr Mrazek to the Griffins.