DETROIT -- If you're a visiting goaltender coming into Joe Louis Arena to play the Red Wings, you have to be a little concerned, to say the least.
Consider this: In their last three home games, the Wings have won 5-2, 7-1 and 8-2, and all three starting goaltenders, Phoenix's Mike Smith, Winnipeg's Ondrec Pavelec and Los Angeles' Jonathan Quick, have been yanked.
Saturday night against the Kings, the Wings had three goals on seven shots as Quick made a quick exit at 8:32 of the first period. He was replaced by Jonathan Bernier.
"When you're down 3-0 that early, it's never a good thing but even worse when you're down 3-0 when you're playing Detroit," Kings interim coach John Stevens said.
To make matters even worse for the Kings, who are supposed to be getting Darryl Sutter as their new coach this week, those three goals were scored by Drew Miller, Cory Emmerton and Niklas Kronwall.
Top scorers Pavel Datsyuk and Johan Franzen didn't even have a point in the first period, after ...