The Detroit Red Wings continued to show vast signs of improvement during the past week, displaying a never-die attitude and giving hope to fans in the Motor City who have been waiting to see exciting hockey once again.
Let's take a look back at the top five goals in the week that was.
5. Pius Suter's 1st as a Red Wing
PIUS SUTER TIES IT WITH 2:41 TO GO
AN OCTOPUS HAS HIT THE ICE
— Nolan Bianchi (@nolanbianchi) October 30, 2021
Signed this offseason from the Chicago Blackhawks, Suter redirected Moritz Seider's shot from the point past Florida Panthers goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky, knotting the score at 2-2 in front of a frenzied crowd at Little Caesars Arena.
4. Filip Hronek threads the needle to Adam Erne
— Nolan Bianchi (@nolanbianchi) October 28, 2021
The comeback for the Red Wings against the Washington Capitals began with an Adam Erne tally late in the 2nd period, thanks to defenseman Filip Hronek pinching in the offensive zone and finding Erne in front of the net.
3. Vladislav Namestnikov capitalizes following beautiful play from Joe Veleno
— Bally Sports Detroit (@BallySportsDET) October 31, 2021
The Red Wings recalled Joe Veleno from the Grand Rapids Griffins for Saturday's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, and it paid immediate dividends. Veleno recorded a goal and an assist, the later of which was a gorgeous feed to Vladislav Namestnikov after deking his way past Toronto's defense.
2. Dylan Larkin buries overtime winner to take down Capitals
— Bally Sports Detroit (@BallySportsDET) October 28, 2021
Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin finished off what was a dramatic comeback for the Red Wings against the host Capitals, rebounding from a two goal deficit and snatching victory from the jaws of defeat.
1. Lucas Raymond blasts one-timer for 1st career hat trick
Lucas Raymond will never forget this night in Chicago, scoring this goal to complete his first career hat trick at 7:00 of the third! Dylan Larkin with his third assist of the night and Moritz Seider also gets one. #LGRW pic.twitter.com/AyvY1oe0VM
— Bally Sports Detroit (@BallySportsDET) October 25, 2021
Lucas Raymond is paying off in spades for the Red Wings, leading all NHL rookies in scoring. And he put on a show last Sunday night against the Chicago Blackhawks, tallying three goals for his first career hat trick and putting the rest of the League on notice.