Game 24: Detroit Red Wings host Seattle for the first time

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The Detroit Red Wings will attempt to make it four wins in a row when they host the red hot Seattle Kraken for the first time.  The Red Wings defeated Boston 2-1 last night in Boston for Detroit’s 3000th franchise win.

Seattle have now won four of their last five after defeating the Sabres 7-3 in Buffalo on Monday.

Game time tonight is 7:30 PM ET at LCA in Detroit, MI.

Red Wings Notes

  • Detroit are currently 4th in the Atlantic Division with a 11-9-3 record
  • The Red Wings special teams are currently ranked 24th in the NHL, PP 14.8%, PK 77.6%
  • Lucas Raymond continues to lead the Red Wings in scoring with 21 points in 23 games
  • Dylan Larkin leads Detroit with 10 goals
  • Tyler Bertuzzi leads the Red wings with a +9 rating
  • Moritz Seider leads all Red Wings defensemen in scoring with 14 points in 23 games
  • Raymond and Seider lead Detroit with 12 assists each
  • Marc Staal scored the game winning goal last night, his first goal of the season
  • Thomas Greiss is expected to start and has a 4-6-0 record, 3.41 GAA, and .901 SV% in 10 games

Detroit Projected Lineup

Forwards

Tyler Bertuzzi – Dylan Larkin – Lucas Raymond

Robby Fabbri – Pius Suter – Givani Smith

Sam Gagner – Carter Rowney –  Filip Zadina

Vladislav Namestnikov – Michael Rasmussen – Adam Erne

Defensemen

Nick Leddy – Filip Hronek

Jordan Oesterle – Moritz Seider

Marc Staal – Gustav Lindstrom

Goaltenders

Thomas Greiss (starter)

Alex Nedeljkovic

Not in lineup

Dan Renouf (healthy), Danny DeKeyser (COVID-19), Joe Veleno (upper body), Kyle Cricuolo (healthy)

Kraken Notes

  • Seattle are currently 7th in the Pacific Division with a 8-13-1 record
  • The Kraken special teams are currently ranked 19th in the NHL, PP 18.0%, PK 81.6%
  • Jaden Schwartz leads Seattle with 12 assists and 17 points in 22 games
  • Jordan Eberle leads the Kraken with 11 goals in 22 games
  • Defensemen Carson Soucy leads Seattle with a +5 rating
  • Former Red Wings forward Riley Sheahan was recently placed on waivers then recalled last weekend
  • Goaltender Philipp Grubauer is expected to start and has a 6-9-1 record, 3.03 GAA, and .890 SV% in 17 games
  • Goaltender Chris Driedger and former Red Wings forward Calle Jarnkrok were placed on IR today.  Forward Kole Lind and goaltender Joey Daccord have been recalled

Seattle Projected Lineup

Forwards

Jaden Schwartz – Yanni Gourde – Jordan Eberle

Marcus Johansson – Alexander Wennberg – Mason Appleton

Brandon Tanev – Morgan Geekie – Jared McCann

Ryan Donato – Riley Sheahan – Joonas Donskoi

Defensemen

Vince Dunn – Adam Larsson

Jamie Oleksiak – Carson Soucy

Haydn Fleury – William Borgen

Goaltenders

Philipp Grubauer (starting)

Joey Daccord

Not in lineup

Calle Jarnkrok (undisclosed), Chris Driedger (undisclosed), Colin Blackwell (healthy), Jeremy Lauzon (healthy), Kole Lind (healthy)

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