The Detroit Red Wings got their first two goal lead of the season tonight, thanks to Jonathan Ericsson.
He launched a shot from the point that looked harmless enough. But with Thomas Vanek and Anthony Mantha screening, Ben Bishop couldn’t even see it.
— FOX Sports Detroit (@FOXSportsDet) October 28, 2018
Keep it up boys! In search of win number two!
MUST SEE! Howard makes spectacular glove save to preserve Red Wings lead [VIDEO]
It’s the Jimmy Howard show once again, ladies and gentlemen. The Detroit Red Wings had a great first period, leaving with a 1-0 lead on an Andreas Athanasiou power play goal. The second period is a stark contrast to that.
The shining light for the Red Wings so far this period has been the play of Howard. He’s kept the Red Wings in this game as their tenacity has dropped in the middle frame. As of this publication, the Winnipeg Jets hold a 30-17 advantage in shots. In case you didn’t know, that’s a lot for two periods. Here’s just a sample of Howard’s work this period:
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