Game Preview: FLA @ DET

The Red Wings take on the Florida Panthers this afternoon after being blanked by Boston last night. 

The last time these teams met, Florida took the win with a 4-1 score. They also got shutout last night by Buffalo – so both of these teams will be hungry to get a win. 

Detroit is 6-3-0. Vanek and Nyquist lead the team with 8 points. Vanek is still out with a middle body injury. Mrazek will most likely get the start playing with a 2.48 GAA and a .925 save percentage. 

Projected lines: 

Tatar – Zetterberg – Adelkader 

Nyquist – Neilsen – Larkin 

Athanasiou – Helm – Sheahan 

Miller – Ott – Glendening 

Dekeyser – Green 

Ericsson – Marchenko 

Smith – Sproul 

Mrazek 

Howard

Florida is 3-4-1 and wrap up an ugly road trip, losing 3 out 4 games. Jonathan Marchessault leads the team with 10 points and five goals. James Reimer is probable to get the start, he is 0-1-1 to start the season with a 2.90 GAA and .800 save percentage. 

Projected lines: 

Jagr – Barkov – Marchessault 

Smith – Trocheck – Sceviour 

McCann – Malgin – Harper 

McKegg – MacKenzie – Thornton 

Yandle – Demers 

Ekblad – Kampfer 

Petrovic – Pysyk 

Reimer

Luongo

The puck drops in Detroit at 5:00. Let’s go Wings! 

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