The Red Wings did not come out on top, losing 3-2 in a shootout, but they enjoyed the experience anyway.
For Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard, Wednesday could probably be classified as bittersweet.
The Red Wings have flourished on the road with an away record of 12-4-3.
Josh Leivo scored twice in the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 3-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night in the preseason finale for both teams.
Henrik Zetterberg, Daniel Alfredsson and Johan Franzen each had a goal and an assist, helping the Detroit Red Wings beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Friday night in a preseason game.
The teams were scoreless in a sluggish third period and totaled eight shots.