Game Preview: Detroit Red Wings vs. Florida Panthers 3/30/2024

Game Preview: Detroit Red Wings vs. Florida Panthers 3/30/2024

The Detroit Red Wings will hit the Florida part of their five-game road trip tonight against the Florida Panthers. The Red Wings are coming off a 4-0 loss to the Hurricanes on Thursday, while the Panthers are coming off a 3-2 loss to the Islanders on Thursday.

 Detroit Red Wings (36-30-7, 79 Points) vs. Florida Panthers (46-22-5, 97 Points)

When: Saturday, March 28
Time: 12:30 p.m. ET
Where: Amerant Bank Arena (Sunrise, FL)
TV: Bally Sports Detroit / NHL Network

Scoring Leaders

Detroit Red Wings

Points: Lucas Raymond – 60
Goals: Dylan Larkin – 28
Assists: Shayne Gostisbehere – 37

Florida Panthers

Points: Sam Reinhart – 85
Goals: Sam Reinhart – 51
Assists: Matthew Tkachuk – 56

Expected Line Combinations

Detroit Red Wings

David Perron – Dylan Larkin – Lucas Raymond
Alex DeBrincat – J.T. Compher – Patrick Kane
Michael Rasmussen– Andrew Copp – Christian Fischer
Joe Veleno – Austin Czarnik – Robby Fabbri
Jake Walman – Moritz Seider
Ben Chiarot – Simon Edvinsson
Olli Maatta – Shayne Gostisbehere

Florida Panthers

Eetu Luostarinen – Anton Lundell – Sam Reinhart
Carter Verhaeghe – Sam Bennett – Matthew Tkachuk
Evan Rodrigues – Kevin Stenlund – Vladimir Tarasenko
Nick Cousins – Steven Lorentz – Ryan Lomberg
Josh Mahura – Brandon Montour
Niko Mikkola – Uvis Balinskis
Oliver Ekman-Larsson – Dmitry Kulikov

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By The Numbers:

League Ranking

Detroit Red Wings

PP%: 22.8 (10)
PK%: 80.1 (14)
GF P/G: 3.33 (9)
GA P/G: 3.34 (26)
Faceoff %: 50.3 (15)

Florida Panthers

PP%: 25.7 (5)
PK%: 82.2 (7)
GF P/G: 3.21 (13)
GA P/G: 2.44 (1)
Faceoff %: 51.3 (12)

Red Wings Player to Watch: Robby Fabbri

Fabbri this season has played in 59 games, and he has recorded 29 points on 16 goals and 13 assists. He has ten points on the power play on four goals and six assists. When Fabbri records a point, the Red Wings are 17-5-1 when he records a point.

Fabbri’s Line Assignments

Fabbri will be on the fourth line with Joe Velno and Austin Czarnik. He will also be on the first power play unit with Dylan Larkin, David Perron, J.T. Compher, and Shayne Gostisbehere.

Fabbri’s career vs. Panthers

Fabbri in his career against Florida has played in 15 games and has recorded nine points on five goals and four assists. In the previous two matchup he has recorded only one point on a goal.

Between The Pipes

Detroit: Alex Lyon

Lyon last played on Tuesday against the Capitals and suffered his ninth straight loss giving up four goals on 30 shots; he has not won since February 27th against the Capitals. In his career against Florida, he is 1-1-1 with the win and loss coming this season.

Florida: Sergei Bobrovsky (32-16-3, 2.41 GAA) / Anthony Stolarz (14-6-2, 1.97 GAA)

Bobrovsky last played on Tuesday against the Bruins, and he suffered the loss giving up four goals on 21 shots. In his career against the Red Wings, he is 26-6-2, he suffered an overtime loss and a shutout win this season against them.

Stolarz last played on Thursday against the Islanders, and he took the loss giving up three goals on 24 shots. He is 1-0-0 against Detroit in his career.

Wrap Up

In their last ten games against Florida, Detroit is 1-8-1, and have been outscored by the Panthers 38-13 in those ten games. Detroit beat the Panthers only one of the three times they have faced this season.

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