Henrik Zetterberg celebrates his third period goal from behind the Columbus goal line
By Rhys Richards (@RREsq)
The Detroit Red Wings enter tonight’s 7:30 pm tilt with the Minnesota Wild in a much better position than their opponent. In three games this season, however, the Wild have given the Red Wings as much of a challenge as any other team and actually boast two victories, one an overtime win and one a shutout.
Since the teams last met in November, Detroit went on a record 23-game home winning streak and is currently second in the Western Conference with 87 points.Detroit is 7-2-1 in its last 10 games and just ended a brief three-game skid with a 5-2 victory over Columbus on Tuesday night. The Red Wings scored an unanswered four goals in the third period to rally past the Blue Jackets.
Tonight, Detroit will be looking to reestablish its dominance at Joe Louis Arena, where the team’s home winning streak was just recently snapped in a shootout loss to Vancouveron February ...