Game Day: Jets at Red Wings


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— Detroit is coming off a 4-3 overtime loss in Philadelphia Wednesday. Flyers forward Jakub Voráček scored at 1:41 of extra time to hand the Wings their 12th straight loss in Philly. Detroit fell to 6-4-1 overall.

— RW Gustav Nyquist leads Detroit with nine points, including three goals, while LW Thomas Vanek, C Darren Helm and C Dylan Larkin share the club goal-scoring lead with four apiece.

Jay LaPrete / Associated Press files Gustav Nyquist

— Much of the the Red Wings’ early success can be attributed to goaltending. No. 1 Petr Mrazek has a 4-3-1 record with a 3.07 goal-against average while No. 2 Jimmy Howard has a 0.86 average, a .973 save percentage and a 2-1-0 record.



34 Petr Mrazek G
35 Jimmy Howard G
2 Brendan Smith D
8 Justin Abdelkader (A) LW
14 Gyustav Nyquist RW
15 Riley Sheahan C
20 Drew Miller LW
21 Tomas Tatar LW
25 Mike Green D
26 Tomas Jurco RW
29 Steve Ott C
40 Henrik Zetterberg (C) LW
41 Luke Glendening C
43 Darren Helm C
48 Ryan Sproul D
51 Frans Nielsen C
52 Jonathan Ericsson D
53 Alexey Marchenko D
55 Niklas Kronwall (A) D
61 Xavier Ouellet D
62 Thomas Vanek LW
65 Danny DeKeyser D
71 Dylan Larkin C
72 Andreas Athanasiou C
Head coach: Jeff Blashill
Assistant coaches: John Torchetti, Doug Houda, Pat Ferschweiler, Chris Chelios
Goaltending coach: Jeff Salajko





34 Michael Hutchinson
37 Connor Hellebuyck
4 Paul Postma D
5 Mark Stuart D
7 Ben Chiarot D
9 Andrew Copp C
13 Brandon Tanev LW
17 Adam Lowry C
22 Chris Thorburn RW
26 Blake Wheeler (C) RW
27 Nikolaj Ehlers LW
29 Patrik Laine LW
33 Dustin Byfuglien (A) D
39 Toby Enstrom D
40 Joel Armia RW
44 Josh Morrissey D
55 Mark Scheifele (A) C
56 Marko Dano RW
57 Tyler Myers D
81 Kyle Connor RW
85 Mathieu Perreault C
91 Alex Burmistrov C
Head coach: Paul Maurice
Assistant coaches: Jamie Kompon, Charlie Huddy, Todd Woodcroft
Goaltending coach: Wade Flaherty


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Jets at New York Rangers, 6 p.m.
TV: Sportsnet
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Mike Sawatzky

Mike Sawatzky

Mike has been working on the Free Press sports desk since 2003.


Updated on Friday, November 4, 2016 8:50 AM CDT: Photo changed.

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