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Matchup: St. Louis Blues vs. Detroit Red Wings
Venue: Joe Louis Arena; Detroit, MI
Time: 12:30 PM EST
Television: National- NBC
With each game becoming more and more important as we head down the final stretch of the 2013 NHL season, the Detroit Red Wings (19-14-5, 43 points, 7th place Western Conference) face off against the St. Louis Blues (20-14-2, 42 points, 8th place Western Conference) in an afternoon game that will determine who will be sitting more comfortable in the playoff race. With a win today, the Red Wings could move up to sixth place in the west and with a loss they will fall to the eighth and final playoff spot and be in danger of falling out of the top eight all together.
The Red Wings come into today's game off of a 3-2 overtime victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Friday night. It was the Red Wing's second win over the Avalanche in five days and gave the Red Wings a much needed two po...