Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 12/16/11
With their opponent in a dreadful offensive slump, the high-powered Detroit Red Wings would appear to have a prime chance to extend one of the longest home win streaks in team history. The Los Angeles Kings, though, have been successful recently at Joe Louis Arena. The league's lowest-scoring team faces arguably the NHL's hottest offense as the Kings try to win their fourth straight in Detroit and deny the Red Wings a 10th consecutive home victory Saturday night. Detroit's current nine-game home win streak is its best since a 13-game run Dec. 20, 2006-Feb. 21, 2007. It matches the seventh-longest the franchise has ever had, scoring a whopping 43 goals while allowing 13. While the Red Wings (19-10-1) have averaged an NHL-best 3.85 goals since Nov. 18, the Kings are worst in the league in that span at 1.58 per game. They have netted a league-low 66 goals this season, including two or fewer in 10 consecutive contests. Los Angeles (14-13-4), though, has won its last three games in ...
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