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Matchup: Chicago Blackhawks vs. Detroit Red Wings
Venue: Joe Louis Arena; Detroit, MI
Time: 12:30 PM EST
Television: National- NBC
The Detroit Red Wings (17-12-5, 39 points, 7th place Western Conference) return to the friendly confines of Joe Louis Arena this afternoon after a very successful road trip that saw them take six out of a possible eight points in four games. The Red Wings will look to continue their recent success when the Central Division rival Chicago Blackhawks (25-5-3, 53 points, 1st place Western Conference) come into town in a matinee match. This game is the beginning of a quick two game homestand before they head out west once again.
The Red Wings couldn't have asked for a better beginning to their road trip winning the first three games. They just wish the last game of the trip would have ended a little better. Another solid goaltending effort from Jimmy Howard held the San Jose Sharks to ...