GAMEDAY PREVIEW Game 27: Detroit Red Wings vs. Dallas Stars & Projected Line Combos

Red Wings Game 27 Preview

The Detroit Red Wings suffered their second straight loss to the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night by a score of 5-1. The Dallas Stars also suffered a loss on Saturday night as they lost 6-1 to the defending Stanley Cup Champion Vegas Golden Knights.

Red Wings Game 27 Preview
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Detroit Red Wings (14-8-4, 32 Points) vs. Dallas Stars (15-8-3, 33 Points)

When: Monday, December 11
Time: 8:00 p.m. ET
Where: American Airlines Center (Dallas, TX)
TV: Bally Sports Detroit

Scoring Leaders

Detroit Red Wings

Points: Alex DeBrincat – 25
Goals: Alex DeBrincat – 13
Assists: Dylan Larkin -14

Dallas Stars

Points: Joe Pavelski – 25
Goals: Joe Pavelski – 11
Assists: Jason Robertson – 16

Expected Line Combinations

Detroit Red Wings

Alex DeBrincat – Joe Veleno – Patrick Kane
Robby Fabbri – Andrew Copp – Lucas Raymond
Daniel Sprong – Michael Rasmussen – Jonatan Berggren
Zach Aston-Reese – Austin Czarnik – Christian Fischer

Jake Walman – Moritz Seider
Ben Chiarot – Jeff Petry
Justin Holl – Shayne Gostisbehere

Dallas Stars

Jason Robertson – Wyatt Johnston – Joe Pavelski
Mason Marchment – Matt Duchene – Tyler Seguin
Sam Steel- Jamie Benn – Evgenii Dadonov
Radek Faksa – Craig Smith

Ryan Suter – Miro Heiskanen
Esa Lindell – Jani Hakanpaa
Thomas Harley – Nils Lundkvist

By The Numbers:

League Ranking

Detroit Red Wings

PP%: 22.9 (10)
PK%: 77.8 (21)
GF P/G: 3.73 (2)
GA P/G: 3.15 (15)
Faceoff %: 49.1 (22)

Dallas Stars

PP%: 23.7 (8)
PK%: 87.2 (3)
GF P/G: 3.35 (8)
GA P/G: 3.08 (14)
Faceoff %: 52.7 (6)

Red Wings Player to Watch: Patrick Kane

After signing with them a few weeks ago, Kane has played two games for the Red Wings this season, scoring his first goal on Saturday night.

Kane’s Line Assignments

Kane will play on the second line tonight with Alex DeBrincat and Joe Veleno. He will also play on the first power play unit with DeBrincat, Veleno, Lucas Raymond, and Moritz Seider.

Kane’s career vs. Dallas

In his career against Dallas, he has played in 64 games, recording 76 points on 32 goals and 44 assists. Last year, in two games against the Stars, he scored two goals and two assists.

Between The Pipes

Detroit: James Reimer (2-2-2, 2.18 GAA)

Reimer came into Saturday’s game in relief of Lyon and stopped all 11 shots he faced. In his career against the Dallas, he is 9-3-1, allowing 34 goals on 423 shots.

Dallas: Jake Oettinger (10-7-2, 2.84 GAA)

Oettinger’s last start came on Saturday against Vegas, where he suffered the loss, allowing six goals on 27 shots. In his career against Detroit, he has appeared in seven games, going 5-2-0 and allowing 16 goals on 152 shots. Last season against Detroit, he played in both games, going 2-0-0, stopping 36 out of 39 shots he faced.

Wrap Up:

Tonight’s game will be challenging for the Red Wings, but they can’t afford to go on a three-game losing streak with the Atlantic Division being so close together. They are currently in fourth in the Atlantic Division after Saturday’s loss.

In their last ten games against Dallas, the Red Wings are 2-4-4, and they’ve been outscored 37-24 in those games. The Red Wings last season went 0-1-1 against the Stars and were outscored 9-3 in those two games.

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