Another slow start, but a much better finish results in a nice 4-1 Red Wings win over the Dallas Stars. The power play still needs work, but the PK was good last night. Howard had to be big on the early kills, but the Wings were able to clear the puck when they had chances to do so.
A few players really stood out last night and we'll discuss them after the jump:
I liked Kindl tonight. I wasn't thrilled that Lashoff was sitting since he had proven himself capable to playing at this level, but Kindl didn't disappoint. He played aggressive tonight. He pinched in a couple times, hit guys and skated for loose pucks. In the past I felt he may have felt that his roster spot was safe because the Wings had no depth, but the emergence of Lashoff seems to have inspired Kindl to step up his game.
Quincey had a better game. I saw him make a few good plays in his own end. However, someone needs to convince him that tossing the puck towards the goal when there's no traffic will almos...