The Detroit Red Wings picked up two wins last week and continue to climb the NHL standings. The Red Wings started the week on Wednesday with an impressive 3-0 win at home against Nashville. On Friday, Dylan Larkin sealed the win with a shootout goal helping the Red Wings sweep the week with a 4-3 win at home against Arizona.
After Friday’s win against the Coyotes, the Red Wings now sit in third place in the Atlantic Division with an 11-5-4 record. At the season’s quarter mark, the Red Wings sit 8th in the NHL standings in points (26) and winning percentage (.650) through 20 games.
- Ville Husso played both games last week and now has a record of 9-2-3.
- Husso now leads all NHL goaltenders with three shutouts.
- Dylan Larkin leads Detroit with 14 assists and 23 points in 20 games.
- Dominik Kubalik and Larkin share the lead with nine goals.
- Kubalik continues to lead Detroit with ten power-play points.
- Filip Hronek leads all Detroit defensemen in goals (6), assists (12), and points (18).
- Hronek also leads all Red Wings with a +10 rating.
- The Red Wings have 14 power-play goals in 20 games. The Red Wings success rate on the power-play is 23.3%, placing Detroit 12th overall.
- Detroit’s success rate on the penalty kill is 82.0%, good for 8th overall.
- On Friday night, Jordan Oesterle picked up his first point, a goal.
- Moritz Seider continues to negatively lead the Red Wings with a -9 rating.
- Goaltender Magnus Hellberg was added to the active roster from Seattle on Wednesday.
After Friday’s win, the Red Wings are 7-2-2 at home, 4th best in the NHL. …With 66 goals scored, Detroit currently sits 14th overall in goals scored. …With 61 goals against this season, the Red Wings currently sit 13th overall in fewest goals against. …The Red Wings have a goals differential of +5 after 20 games. …With 26 points in the first 20 games, the Red Wings are on an early pace to collect 106 points on the season. …Gustav Lindstrom and Elmer Soderblom remain sidelined with injuries. Soderblom has not resumed skating and will likely be sent to Grand Rapids (AHL) for conditioning.
The Week Ahead
The upcoming week for the Detroit Red Wings includes four games in seven days. The Red Wings will start the week with three consecutive home games. Detroit will host Toronto on Monday, Buffalo on Wednesday, and Vegas on Saturday. All games have a 7:00 PM ET start time at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI. The Red Wings cap off the week on Sunday with a road game in Columbus. Game time is 6:00 PM ET at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, OH.