DET (41-18-3) look to snap a two game losing streak when they host COL (31-27-4) tonight at the Joe. Some consistent effort from someone besides JFH and the #3 line would help their cause immeasurably. Babcock: “We’ve been able to win some games without maximum energy. That doesn’t mean your guys don’t work. What I’m saying is we don’t seem to have the kind of energy or the emotion in us right now.” A PP goal or two might help matters as well, DET have not scored a single power-play goal over their last three home games.
It isn’t all bad news for the Wings, the PK is actually living up to it’s name, as the Wings have allowed only one power-play goal over the last seven games
COL (31-27-4) are coming off a 5-0 win last night at CBJ, and are in a mass scramble for the 8th playoff position. They’ll be ready to go, and Semyon Varlamov is a freaking wall at the moment, 2-0-0, 0.50, .984 in his last 2 GP.
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