Red Wings look to get back on track against Boston

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The Detroit Red Wings play host to the Boston Bruins this afternoon at LCA.  The Bruins defeated Buffalo 4-3 in OT yesterday.

The two teams have split the first two games with Boston winning 5-1 and Detroit winning the last contest 2-1.

Game time at LCA is 1:00 PM ET.

Red Wings Notes

  • Detroit are currently 4th in the Atlantic Division with a 15-14-3 record
  • The Red Wings special teams are currently ranked 29th in the NHL, PP 15.1%, PK 75.0%
  • Dylan Larkin leads Detroit with 15 goals and 29 points in 28 games
  • Lucas Raymond and Moritz Seider lead the Red Wings with 18 assists each
  • Seider leads all Detroit defensemen in scoring with 21 points in 32 games
  • Tyler Bertuzzi continues to lead the Red Wings with a +10 rating
  • Alex Nedeljkovic is expected to start and has an 9-7-3 record, 2.78 GAA, and .916 SV% in 21 games

Detroit Projected Lineup

Forwards

Tyler Bertuzzi – Dylan Larkin – Lucas Raymond

Robby Fabbri – Pius Suter – Vladislav Namestnikov

Adam Erne – Michael Rasmussen – Filip Zadina

Givani Smith – Joe Veleno – Sam Gagner

Defensemen

Jordan Oesterle – Filip Hronek

Danny DeKeyser – Moritz Seider

Marc Staal – Gustav Lindstrom

Goaltenders

Alax Nedeljkovic (starter)

Thomas Greiss

Not in lineup

Carter Rowney (healthy), Nick Leddy (Covid-19)

Bruins Notes

  • Boston are currently 5th in the Atlantic Division with a 15-10-2 record
  • The Bruins special teams are currently ranked 11th in the NHL, PP 23.7%, PK 81.0%
  • Brad Marchand leads Boston with 11 goals, 18 assists, and 29 points in 22 games
  • Patrice Bergeron leads the Bruins with a +6 rating
  • Goaltender Jeremy Swayman is expected to and has an 7-5-2 record, 2.29 GAA, and .917 SV% in 14 games
  • The Bruins have recalled Oskar Steen from the AHL affiliate in Providence

Boston Projected Lineup

Forwards

Brad Marchand – Patrice Bergeron – Craig Smith

Taylor Hall – Erik Haula – David Pastrnak

Jake DeBrusk – Charlie Coyle – Nick Foligno

Trent Frederic – Tomas Nosek – Curtis Lazar

Defensemen

Matt Grzelcyk – Charlie McAvoy

Mike Reilly – Brandon Carlo

Derek Forbort – Connor Clifton

Goaltenders

Jeremy Swayman (starting)

Linus Ullmark

Not in lineup

John Moore (healthy), Anton Blidh (healthy), Karson Kuhlman (Covid-19)

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