Roberto Luongo has been around the NHL for 15 seasons, and yet the veteran goalie still had a chance to see something new.
Riley Sheahan and Nyquist also scored in the first for Detroit and Jimmy Howard finished with 24 saves. The Red Wings fell to 1-5 in shootouts this season.
The Florida Panthers play in front of a near empty stadium every time they take the ice at home.
When the NHL decided to have an expansion team in Florida I wonder if they really thought it would be a huge draw?
Gustav Nyquist scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, helping lift the Detroit Red Wings over the Florida Panthers 3-1 on Thursday night.
Henrik Zetterberg scored a goal in his first game back from injury to lift the Detroit Red Wings over the Florida Panthers 4-3 on Saturday night.
They were allegedly unable to remove the protective paper that was on the glass.
Tomas Tatar scored for Detroit in the shootout but Tim Thomas stopped shots by Daniel Alfredsson and Gustav Nyquist.
Jonathan Huberdeau’s goal early in the third period broke a tie and the Florida Panthers beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Saturday night.
Against two of the top teams in the East, the Detroit Red Wings’ offense has come alive. Keeping their strong play going when facing one of that conference’s worst clubs should be even easier.