Originally written on Kukla's Korner  |  Last updated 10/19/14
The Red Wings (19-9-1) play tonight at Nashville (15-11-4) after beating Pittsburgh 4-1 on Tuesday for their third straight victory and 10th in 12 games.  DET have allowed two goals or fewer in 20 of their 29 games.  Their 2.17 GA/G ranks fifth in the NHL, comparable to the 2007-08 season, when they allowed the fewest goals in the league (2.18).  Jimmy F. Howard is playing Vezina worthy hockey right now;  he has yielded two goals or fewer in nine of 11 outings since Nov. 19, going 10-1-0 with a 1.72 goals-against average. As a team, DET’s 1.67 5-5 F/A are second only to BOS.  Here is another number you don’t see everyday; of the Wings skaters playing in more than 5 games, none are minus players (only three are even, everyone else is +1 or better).  Conversely, NSH have 14 minus skaters (having played in more than 5 games). NSH are also on a three game win streak, having defeated Columbus, Anaheim and Calgary.  Prior to their winning streak, the Predators had dropped seven of ni...
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