Following their solid 4-0 shutout victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday afternoon, the Detroit Red Wings continue their Canadian road swing with a stop in Vancouver to play the Canucks. Head coach Jeff Blashill hasn’t yet indicated who starts in net for Detroit, though it will likely be Jimmy Howard. Gus Nyquist, injured in yesterday’s game, could be a game-time decision for tonight. If you want to get the latest NHL betting lines for tonight’s game, check out SportsBetting.ag.
WHERE: Rogers Arena
WHEN: 10:00 EST
TV/Radio: Fox Sports Detroit/97.1 The Ticket FM
This season’s Detroit Red Wings team is a mess; I don’t think I’m out of line saying that.
After an unexpectedly pleasant 5-1-0 start to the season, including a shootout victory over the Ottawa Senators, the Red Wings have garnered just 3 points in their last 7 games, going 1-5-1 in that stretch. Many will point towards our last off-season and gripe about the lack of moves that the Red Wings’ brass made to shore up our shortcomings, but the ineptitude can be traced as far back as 5 years ago now.
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